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Tell technology to take a hike.
Reclaim your relationship with technology by taking part in a four-week challenge with weekly tech-free practices and mindfulness exercises.

Raise your hand if you’re sick of sitting behind a computer screen doing the 9-5 daily grind.

Double tap if you’re tired of scrolling and wishing for more things, more #wanderlust travels, more wild nights out #FOMO, a smaller waist, a bigger ring, a car, a house - you name it.

Like if you want to be a happier and healthier person, a more engaged friend, and a more productive and satisfied employee #GOALS

Why #TechAHike?

Most Americans spend more than 11 hours a day on their devices.

Technology use is proven to increase your likelihood of experiencing stress, anxiety and depression - the rates of clinical visits for treatment of these symptoms has drastically increased in the last decade. πŸ“΅

  • The average attention span has decreased from 12 seconds (in the year 2000) to 8 seconds (in 2013).

    This is one second shorter than the attention span of a goldfish. 🐠

  • The brains of internet addicts look similar to the brains of drug and alcohol addicts.

    Frequent dopamine bursts from digital messages lead to erosion of dopamine receptors over time. πŸ’Š

  • Spending time outside makes your happier, healthier, and more productive.

    One study showed that spending just 20 minutes outside improved the attention of children with ADHD.β˜€οΈ

Focusing on nature improves creativity and problem-solving.

In addition to a personality boost, experiencing awe in nature can (according to a 2012 study from Stanford University) improve your life satisfaction, increase your patience, and help you focus on others. 🎨


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