Humanity. No wifi needed.
Cuddle a pet, embrace the possibility of a new day, or simply hold a loved one's hand before jumping into the fray. These moments hold the power to heal the body, mind, and spirit. It only takes a few device-free minutes to make a real difference in your life and those around you. You might make a new friend, lift someone's spirits, or learn something new. And these small steps can put you on the path to better health. Pledge to #TakeBackYourMorning.
Lane Reserved for Actual Human Interaction #TakeBackYourMorning
What's the first thing you do when you wake up? If your answer includes reaching for a mobile device, you're not alone. Thirty-two percent of Americans admit to checking their phone before saying "good morning" to a loved one.
12 Ways to #TakeBackYourMorning
This winter, we encourage you to Take Back Your Morning from screen time and instead, wake up to family, pets and gratitude. Your health just might thank you for it.
Is Digital Overload Stressing You Out?
In October2015, Dignity Health surveyed 2,000 smartphone users across the United States,to get a peek into the personal relationship they have with their digitaldevices. From missing an exciting moment, to running into something whilewalking, to physical discomfort such as "text neck" — what we found was eye opening.
Meditation for the Active Mind
You've probably heard a lot of great things about the benefits of meditation – maybe even from your doctor – and perhaps you've decided to take back your morning by working this practice into your daily routine. It seems easy enough: Sit in a comfortable position, close your eyes, and focus on your breath. After 15 minutes your mind will be clear and you'll stand up a wiser, calmer person.
Hello Humankindness, Good-bye Device Distraction
Do people spend too much time on their cell phones? That was the opening question Dignity Health posed when setting out to uncover exactly what the escalating preoccupation with digital devices was doing to our health and our relationships.