The world has changed a lot since everything went online. Remember asking people for directions? If you ever feel nostalgic for the pre-internet era (or wonder what it was like), Pamela Paul, author of 100 Things We’ve Lost To The Internetreveals a few ways you can reconnect with an analog way of life. See how you can share your own tips for being less online.
This comic, written and illustrated by Malaka Gharib, is inspired by Life Kit’s recent episode. You can listen to the audio at the top of this page.
Your Turn: What are your tips for going analog?
Do you ever feel helpless without the internet? We’d love to hear your tips for being less dependent on your device. Whether it’s wearing a watch so you don’t have to check the time on your phone or keeping a recipe book so you don’t have to scroll while you cook. Write us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your tip and the subject: Phone-free me.
This episode of Life Kit was produced by Mansee Khurana.
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