Teens, you deserve a life free from phones and social media. Here’s how to get it.


Anyone with a smartphone lives in fear of missing out at some point.  

I’ve personally watched my Boomer parents’ eyes glaze over as they sit at the dinner table and scroll through Facebook. As a Gen X/Millennial Cusper (a Xennial, if you will), I deleted Facebook and Twitter from my phone, but still compulsively update Apple News.  

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