The Unpluq Blog

At Unpluq our goal is to help you improve how you spend your time. On our Blog, we write about things related to productivity, digital wellbeing, mindfulness & anything else that we find interesting!

Walk to Unblock apps – a new distraction barrier in Unpluq

Walk to Unblock apps – a new distraction barrier in Unpluq

Exciting news -- now you can set a step goal to unblock your apps. That's right, take a walk to access TikTok, Insta, games, Reddit, Twitter--whatever your kryptonite is.  It's our newest distraction barrier and much requested.Reduce your screentime and improve your...

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App Blocker – 3 Reasons To Try One Today!

App Blocker – 3 Reasons To Try One Today!

In today's world, where distractions are always lurking in the background, it's hard to stay focused on anything you want to do. Technology is a great thing, but it can be hard to focus when you are surrounded by screens. Our phones are like having a digital...

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5 Tips to Consider While Choosing a Screen Time App

5 Tips to Consider While Choosing a Screen Time App

The average smartphone user checks their phone 80 times per day. That’s once every 12 minutes. Moreover, a study found that about 90% of people experience some sort of phantom vibration syndrome (PVS), which causes feelings of anxiety and restlessness when you think...

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4 Ways to Improve Your Focus and Concentration

4 Ways to Improve Your Focus and Concentration

It can be very difficult to focus in today's world. You may find yourself with a wandering mind or unable to concentrate on the task at hand. Researchers in Canada have found that since the year 2000, meaning the smartphone revolution began, the average attention span...

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Another Shiny Fruit – Digitally Obese

Another Shiny Fruit – Digitally Obese

Imagine you are walking through a forest. You come across a large tree, with tasty-looking shiny fruits on them. You pluck one of the fruits from the trees and eat it. You’re amazed by what happens next! From the place you plucked the fruit, another even shinier fruit...

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Unpluq your Digital Habits

Unpluq your Digital Habits

It's the start of a new year and we often reflect on our physical habits. We make resolutions to eat more greens, going to the gym, or getting up earlier. But what about our digital habits ?  What are digital habits? The past year pushed us to be more digitally...

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Burnout – How are you really doing?

Burnout – How are you really doing?

Reading time: 4 minutes. How are you really doing? Burnouts have been increasing since the start of the pandemic. I have been seeing this first-hand all around me as well. People that are close to me are displaying clear symptoms of a burnout. But recognizing the...

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