Tip to disengage: Understand you don’t have to care about everything.
Tip to disengage: Completely log off or deactivate for a few days.
Tip to disengage: Proactively set up time on your calendar to do a fun off-screen activity—like go on a walk, read or doodle.
Tip to disengage: Have hobbies that involve minimal screen time and do those whenever you can (for me, it's cooking, powerlifting, spending time with friends and volunteering at the animal shelter!)
Tip to disengage: Turning off push notifications, and muting or unfollowing accounts that might not be positively benefiting you.
Tip to disengage: I have a separate Instagram account where I just follow brands. It helps me toggle back and forth and get into the right mindset of what I'm opening my phone to do.
Tip to disengage: Find another outlet to occupy your time outside of social media (ex. video games, music, puzzles, movies/tv).
Tip to disengage: Delete an app as soon as you think “ugh I need to delete ___ app.” My willpower is stronger if I have to go through the effort of re-downloading a social platform to my phone!
“Brands are forced to post so frequently now—I think we’re all craving quality over quantity.” - Sophie
“A ‘social idea’ does not always have to live on social, when you know that it'll end up on social via the way people act.” - Andrew