We’re used to being connected 24/7, but that might not be so good for our brains. Studies show that “unplugging” from the Internet and our phones can help improve memory and boost learning. Take a digital detox every once in a while to give your noodle a well-deserved rest!

Nature Break:

Hangin’ out in green spaces boosts mental and physical health, so get outside.

Slow Motion:

Read about why one Greatist editor still uses a “dumb phone” and doesn’t plan to upgrade anytime soon.