I started my JoMo week on the 25th of June, and as I wrote on my initial post, I was planning to write on the blog my experience throughout the week. Well, no posts were made since then and now its the 20th of July. I guess that can say a lot about how it went 🙂
I was hoping to be feeling a lot of “things” in the first few days, but perhaps due to the fact that I am not THAT addicted, it went just fine. Also, considering the fact that my free time is scarce, I didn’t really had a problem to deal with boredom.
During the week, it did happen just once or twice that I felt the urge to pull the phone and browse… but it was empty of any “browsing” apps… or so I thought, until I opened my local classifieds apps (facepalm).
All in all, I got to the end of the week just fine and didn’t really miss anything at all. I also used my time better and more productively.
On the first day after the JoMo week I was happy to visit a few couple sites and read whatever messages people might have left me… which were very few actually (terrible social life, I know!).
Since then, I decided not to install twitter or instagram on my phone, nor to enable any shortcuts on my browser to news sites. So now I only check twitter/instagram when I’m on my computer, and I don’t really feel the need to do it at all.
All in all, I really feel some sort of “detox” has been accomplished as I stopped visiting and wasting time in many sites I used to before. Of course that, like in any detox, nothing lasts forever so I’ll be aware of how my tech-dependency goes and will do more of these every X months (X to be defined later).
10/10 would recommend 🙂