With the advent of the smartphone, it has become increasingly easier to just spend an entire day, week or even month on your phone without actually interacting with other human beings. Stop it! Just stop it!
If any of the following apply to you, please take a break from your cell phone for the sake of your sanity and the sanity of everyone around you.
 
1. It Has Caused You To Be Late
If you’ve been late to something because you were too busy texting or playing on your phone, ditch it! NAO!

 
2. You Check Your Phone For No Reason
If you check your phone when there aren’t any alerts, you’re addicted and need therapy. Go cold turkey and ditch your phone for a few days.

 
3. This Has Happened To You
If you’ve tried texting while laying in your bed before and subsequently dropped it on your face because you’re so tired you should be sleeping, you probably need a phone break.

 
4. You’ve Experienced A Dinner Like This
If you’ve ever been out with your friends and the dinner looked like the GIF below, it’s safe to say you (and your friends) need to ditch your phone(s).

 
5. Your Phone Is Your Brain
Hopefully Google can help you find a tutorial on how to enjoy real life.

 
6. This Is What You Do At Concerts
Instead of enjoying the music and the experience, you film the band on stage using your phone like a complete failure.

 
7. This Is How You Wait For Food
If you just type random shit into your phone while you wait for food at a restaurant or stand in line somewhere, it’s probably time to lock that thing up for a week or two.

 
8. You Haven’t Spent A Day Without Your Phone
If you can’t remember the last time you spent a day without your cell phone, spend a day without your cell phone!

 
9. Can’t Find Your Phone… TIME TO FREAK THE F### OUT!
If you panic every time you lose your phone and end up finding it in your pocket half the time, it’s time to ditch that piece of electronic bliss, you addict!

 
10. You Take Selfies Instead Of Enjoying The Moment
If your first instinct is to take a selfie when you’re experiencing something you might want to remember…

 
Now you know some common reasons or signs to get rid of your cell phone. Even just a day without it can be a good start. You’ll be surprised by what you gain from spending less time on your phone and more time in the real world!