16 Super-Easy Ways To Cut Down On Screen Time

    Put your phone down...after you finish reading this list.

    By now you've probably heard that staring at a screen all day isn't the best thing for your health.

    You probably also know that it takes more than simple self-control to put down your devices.

    If you've tried everything to kick your screen habit but still haven't found something that sticks, look no further! Here are 16 simple and practical ways to end your unhealthy relationship with electronics:

    1. Keep track of how much time you're spending on your phone...

    2. ...and then actually set usage limits.

    3. Watching TV before bed is fine, but make sure you're not doing it IN bed.

    4. Disable notifications.

    5. Or delete social media apps altogether.

    6. Don't take electronics into the bathroom.

    7. Turn off the TV when you're not actually watching it.

    8. Remove chargers from the bedroom.

    9. Invest in an actual alarm clock.

    10. Take your work email off of your phone.

    11. Get a library card instead of reading on your phone.

    12. Avoid eating in front of a screen.

    And if you're trying to limit your kids' screen time...

    13. Designate screen-free zones.

    14. Log screen time versus active time.

    15. And finally, establish a clear routine.

    Have you had any success reducing your screen time? Let us know what worked for you in the comments below!