Remez Sasson suggests that cell phones are becoming not just an extension of our personalities or even our bodies, but small electronic gods that society worships by assigning to them their undivided attention. He challenges us with an experiment to turn our phones off for an hour. The goal, he writes, is not necessarily to make people stop using cell phones, but to challenge ourselves to change a habit. If we can go an hour without using a cell phone, we can probably go two hours without using it. This purposeful denial of a constant habit helps to build inner strength that can also be used to stop more damaging habits.
Read the full article here: Can You Stop Using Your Cell Phone for One Hour?