National Day of Unplugging
National Day of Unplugging:
The National day of Unplugging is celebrated on the second Friday of March every year. The day is celebrated from sundown to next sundown.
|2022||11th March||Friday||United States|
|2023||10th March||Friday||United States|
|2024||9th March||Friday||United States|
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Why National Day Of Unplugging?
This day is created to inspire people to plug out all the devices of the present technology and to spend some time with their loved ones.
We all can understand the importance of family and their love towards us. Yet we people nowadays ignore them for some reason or the other. Sometimes we are busy with our work and sometimes with our smartphones and televisions. Children nowadays are so much into electronic items that they barely spend some quality time with their parents and other family members. Therefore to spread some awareness on the topic and on how these electronic devices are affecting our health and our relations.
Unplugging these devices forever is like an impossible thing as we all are connected through these devices. We can get any information about the world without doing any heavy work. We can connect to anyone around the world with some very advanced applications available. However, not for our whole life but at least we can leave them for a day and spend that 24 hours with our loved ones. Moreover, there can be other benefits of Unplugging these devices. Such as Unplugging those devices will provide us with the opportunity of connecting to people around us, this will relax our eyes and mind for a bit.
Another advantage of Unplugging our electronic devices is that we get better sleep and our minds get a little relaxed. We usually keep postponing our sleeping time as we wish to spend more time on our smartphones, video games, and televisions but this results in many diseases and problems to our body. As we keep our devices aside we get an opportunity to step out, feel some fresh air and the goodness of nature.
We all have a very busy schedule throughout our day. This is not because we have so much work to do but because we waste our time on our smartphones, laptops, and televisions. If you keep them aside for some time it’ll spare some of your time for the activities that you weren’t getting time for. Such as reading a book or exercising, cleaning your house, setting up your clothes in the closet, or visiting someone.
How Can We Observe National Day Of Unplugging:
Here are some tips on how you can celebrate and contribute to the National Day Of Unplugging.
- Plan a trip
You can make some plans for the day with your friends or with your family. You can visit any place nearby and enjoy your one day picnic with your friends. You get some of your favorite food and refresh your memories with them.
- Try cleaning your surroundings
As you would have 24 free hours without any use of electronic devices you would have plenty of time. You can invest that time cleaning your surroundings for good. You can also suggest this idea to your neighbors if they are interested you can then make a group and clean the surroundings together.
- Spread awareness about the day
Do not forget to spread awareness about the day by sharing your experience about how you spent the day? How you felt and other experiences. Also mention #NationalDayOfUnplugging And #Unpluggingday in the caption.
Interesting facts about the National Day Of Unplugging:
Here are some fun and interesting facts about the National Day Of Unplugging. Surely you will love the information.
- +an average American household has at least 5 digital devices at their home
- There are different teams across the world in several countries who are trying to spread awareness about the day
- Many American households loved the idea of the Unplugging day and have been taking part in it since they came to know about it.
History of the National Day Of Unplugging:
The National Day Of Unplugging has gained publicity recently and people globally are loving the idea. however whoever is the golden person who came up with the idea is unknown. But his/her idea was brilliant. Also, there are people out there who are spreading awareness about it and are helping people get over their digital world for at least a day.