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7 Benefits of Detaching from the Digital World

From the Show: Mindful Medicine
Summary: It may be hard to do, but your health will thank you for it.
Air Date: 9/22/15
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Holly Lucille, ND, RN
Holly Dr. Holly Lucille is a nationally recognized and licensed naturopathic doctor, educator, natural products consultant and television host. Dr. Holly is also the author of Creating and Maintaining Balance: A Women's Guide to Safe, Natural, Hormone Health.

An acclaimed expert in the field of integrative medicine, Dr. Holly lectures throughout the nation on a variety of natural health topics. Her appearances include national media programs and networks including Dr. Oz, The Doctors, Lifetime Television for Women, Montel Williams, PBS's Healing Quest, The Hallmark Channel and Discovery Fit & Health channel.

She is on the editorial advisory board of Alternative Medicine and Natural Practitioner and is also regularly quoted as an expert in both consumer and peer journals. In 2007, Dr. Holly was listed in Time Magazine's "Alt List" as one of the "Top 100 Most Influential People."
7 Benefits of Detaching from the Digital World
In today's world, it can seem nearly impossible to truly "get away."

Everything you might need is accessible through your fingertips.

This may be great for doing multiple tasks at once; such as writing an email and setting up appointment reminders, all while on the phone with your boss.

But, being SO connected to technology isn't such a great thing for your health. It might even be difficult to break your tech habits.

However, according to an article on Care 2, there are seven amazing things that happen when you wean yourself from your digital world.

What are the seven benefits?
  1. You save on your energy bill
  2. You have an increased awareness of your surroundings
  3. You have reduced body pain
  4. You have better quality of sleep
  5. Your memory and mood improves
  6. You become more productive
  7. Your satisfaction is simply just being in the moment

Listen in as Dr. Holly shares the seven benefits you receive from detaching from technology and the rest of digital world.