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How to overcome tech fatigue

Fraustrated with the regular stress and hectic schedule at the work place. So its now time for you to take a break and try to pamper yourself by singing loud, having a body massage.

health and fitness Updated: Aug 08, 2010 01:29 IST

Get fresh air: Resolve to step out on the balcony for fresh air before checking your mail first thing in the morning. Find ways to engage in entertainment that does not involve a gadget. Watch a live performance, go out for a walk.

Meet friends: Meet people more often in person than on the web, whether they are friends, business clients or cousins. This will automatically keep you off technological over-indulgence.

Make a chart: Keep a tab on what makes you most tired — is it texting on the cellphone? Number crunching on the desktop? Overdoing the iPod? Set a time aside from it. Limit yourself to a certain number of texts a day, take at least a 10-minute break from the office computer every hour. You will be amazed at the results.

Pamper yourself: Get a full body massage, with special attention to your digits and eyes. It soothes the technologically active parts of the body.

No gadgets at all: Declare one day in the month totally tech-free. Do the math, pick up the pen instead of hitting the keys, sing instead of picking up the iPod.