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Challenge: Can You Unplug For 24 Hours?

At sundown today, people around the world are going to take a step back to the dark ages, putting down their smartphones, tablets and computers for 24 hours (!!!). What is the cause of this madness, you ask? It’s all part of the 5th annual National Day of Unplugging, which is meant to remind you that the world is a beautiful place and SnapChat isn’t actually how people communicate. Not sure you can handle it? Here are ten reasons unplugging could be a good thing.

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10. It will free up time to practice your dance skills.

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9. It will prevent you from sending that late-night text.

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Imagine how much more you’ll enjoy Saturday morning without having to go through your Texts of Shame.

8. Eye contact. It’s a thing. Remember what it feels like.

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7. It will mean 24 hours with no emails, calls, or texts from your boss.

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6. If you’ve procreated, you can actually engage with your children instead of watching them watch Gabba Gabba on your iPad.

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5. Your pet will explode with happiness.

4. You can remain blissfully unaware of current events and/or bear sightings.

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3. It will help you realize that your significant other is more important than your Candy Crush score...

… probably.
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… probably.

2. It will give you the time to savor your friendships.

1. You can make progress on finally achieving inner peace.

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Gazelle’s CEO is one of the thousands shutting off his electronics. Are you in?