Identify which devices you are using in order to take a break from them


Tell people who are likely to contact you during the 24 hours what you are doing.


Try to invite the rest of your family or friends to join you. You can plan great activities together.


Reading, cooking, planning a game night, visiting a museum, there are many fun and relaxing activities you can do off the grid.


Get a notebook to write down directions ahead of time. Also use it to doodle, draw or write down ideas.

Create a physical contact list. If you have a landline write down the numbers of people you may want to call.


Setup your answering machine to inform people who contact you that you are offline for 24 hours.

Set an automate email response to invite to everybody to try a 24 hour digital detox.