24 Sep 2021

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Ep. 120 - 24/6 & The Power Of Unplugging One Day A Week w/ Tiffany Shlain

On today’s episode of RNT Fitness Radio, I’m joined by Tiffany Shlain, author of one of the best books I’ve read in the past year – 24/6. I got a copy of her book by accident a few months ago and read it all over one weekend.

I was hooked from the get-go, and it’s taken my own digital health practices to the next level. In this episode, we discuss why everyone should live a life of 24/6, which is effectively unplugging from all screens one day a week, and what the life changing benefits are from this practice.

We also discuss practicalities of the day, how to do it as a family, tech use for children, and how to manage your digital health the other six days of the week.

Going off the grid one day per week is one of the best things I’ve done for my own overall well-being in recent times, and I’d highly recommend you do the same!

 ‘’Every great wisdom practice from every cultural talks about the value of silence and reflection, and we’ve created a society with no room for that’’

 –  Tiffany Shlain

Timestamps:

3:41 – Who Is Tiffany Shlain?

4:53 – Feeling distracted

8:31 – Why is this so beneficial?

9:13 – 24/6 living

12:35 – Common barriers

16:59 – Advice for the busy individual?

18:24 – How does Tiffany’s daughter feel about this?

21:07 – The most recent Shabbat

24:35 – Journaling

27:35 – Tech with children

29:14 – Wait until 8

30:18 – Teen suicide

32:50 – Unplugged walks

33:42 – Default mode network

39:49 – When does Tiffany journal?

41:05 – Eye contact

44:10 – 3 keys tips for implementation

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