Excessive internet use  has a bad effect on the quality of our sleep, diet, mood and productivityOn Offgridme you will find all the latest academic studies, newspapers articles and contributions from our team of experts on digital addiction. Our goal is to start a dialogue among families, companies and institutions in order to raise awareness about internet addiction.

We support research and run surveys, create information material for families and develop practical solutions to improve your relationship with screens and enjoy some time of digital detox.

We think it’s time to disconnect more often and recharge while being disconnected. 

How Apps keep us hooked

Variable Rewards

Likes and notifications give us the need to check the phone frequently

Feedback loop 

Boredom is our worst enemy. Being hyperconnected keeps us busy

Content never stops

With infinite scrolling and auto-play you are saturated with endless information

Vanity metrix

Arbitrary numerical goals like the number of followers and shares give us a dopamine hit





Studies and News

March 16th is World Sleep Day

World Sleep Day is an annual event, intended to be a celebration of sleep and a call to action on important issues related to sleep, including medicine, education, social aspects and driving. It is organized by the World Sleep Day Committee of...

Unhealthy platforms for a healthy impulse

According to a new research paper by Samuel P. L. Veissière and Moriah Stendel,from McGill University in Montreal, there is a new way of thinking about our phone addiction.  Hundreds of thousands of years of evolution made us social in order to survive and...

High on dopamine

Companies who most profit from this smartphone addiction such as Apple, Google, Facebook  will never mention internet addiction as a real social issue and nether will typical News or tech publications. Why do you think that is? The Attention...

How many times a day the Average iPhone user Unlocks his phone

How often do we check the phone during the day ( intervals in minutes)

Number of times you will consult your phone over the coming year

How many minutes per day people spent on their mobile phones in 2017?

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