The 30-Day Digital Detox Plan to Recharge

Give yourself a break from all of your devices and the Internet with this realistic digital detox plan.

The 30-Day Digital Detox Plan to Recharge

If you’re like many Americans today, you might be using the Internet constantly, anywhere from five to seven hours a day. But when does using the Internet all the time become an addiction? Try this 30-day digital detox from journalist Tony Schwartz to help regain your focus without having to quit the Internet cold turkey.

Have a Tech-Free Morning

Skip the scrolling, typing, or refreshing on your smartphone or computer for at least the first 30 minutes of each day. Reserve your time for breakfast, exercise, a shower, or time with your family instead – anything that doesn’t require a screen. You’ll be less distracted, more productive and feel ready to take on the rest of your day.

How to Safely Make Lifestyle Changes With Type 2 Diabetes

Gain control of your disease while still protecting your heart

If you're overweight or obese and have type 2 diabetes, a new study reveals how to make lifestyle changes that will help you safely gain control of your disease and still protect your heart.

Researchers published a study in Diabetes Care that took a second — and more in-depth — look at data from the NIH's Look AHEAD study. They found that for 85% of people in that study, lifestyle interventions that triggered weight loss and increased physical activity reduced potential cardiovascular problems. Such lifestyle interventions also help reduce the risks for diabetes, dementia and some cancers and strengthen the immune system.

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