Divorce can undoubtedly be one of the most stressful events that a person may experience. Not only are you forced to deal with an extreme change in circumstances, but most people are also flooded with similar emotions to that of experiencing the death of a loved one.
One way to deal with the sudden changes and emotions that come with divorce is to unplug. It may seem like a simple thing to do, but a lot of people have a hard time actually taking time away from technology. This doesn’t necessarily mean you have to turn off your phone for a day -- it can mean just taking a tech-free hour for yourself.
Recently, a journalist described the benefits she experienced when she decided to start unplugging after her separation. Taking even an hour for herself away from technology has helped her feel less stressed. It allowed her to concentrate more on actually enjoying time with herself than reading about what others were doing and comparing herself on Facebook or Twitter.
It also allowed her to feel more balanced. She realized that although she was constantly connected, she was actually not always being very productive. She noticed that stepping away for an hour actually allowed her to detox and come back with renewed energy toward her work.
The divorce process can weigh heavily on anyone, no matter the circumstances. It can be important to find ways to unwind and de-stress in order to get through the ups and downs of the legal process.