Friday is National Day of Unplugging, can you do it?

March 07, 2014 / Written By Associated Press

Associated Press: Friday Is National Day Of Unplugging, Can You Do It?

YPSILANTI, Mich.-- How many times do you touch your cell phone each day? How many text messages do you send? And, more importantly, what are you missing because your life is so heavily mediated by technology?

If you’re too in love with your smart phone, Netflix, or iPad, try experimenting - just for a day - with unplugging. Friday, March 7, 2014 is the fifth annual National Day of Unplugging, when the technology-driven stop for a moment, put down their devices, and unplug from sundown to sundown.

Reboot, a national group of artists, conceived of the National Day of Unplugging five years ago to encourage hyper-connected people to ritualize a day of rest.

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