It was New Year’s Day of 2016 that I decided to take the 99 Days of Freedom challenge. I remember being disenchanted with how much time I spent on my phone and came across the site when I googled “time out from social media.”
The site describes its movement as an online study on how life without Facebook impacts user happiness. It’s pretty simple: log out of Facebook after posting their link, and it will count down your 99 days whenever you check back. You can also opt in to take several surveys throughout the 99 days about your level of happiness without Facebook, but it’s not required.
So I jumped in, and also chose to do a month without Instagram, as well. When it was over, I had lasted three months without Instagram, and almost six without Facebook. Continue reading ““When I did this the last time …””