For many of us, cell phones have become so integrated into how we work, move, connect, and exist that we often use them without even noticing. But experts, authors, and psychologists have practical tips to help us set meaningful boundaries with our phones. Some strategies to reduce use are to set the screen to grayscale; reduce your phone time gradually; create a ‘speed bump’ -- some little obstacle that makes you stop and have to decide whether or not to continue; remove apps that you don’t use or don’t want to use; set up your phone to automatically clear text messages at a certain time and back up and delete your photos to free up storage space; put your phone away an hour or two before bed; make a list of activities you enjoy doing without your phone and keep it handy.

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