Wean yourself off phones

How to escape the clutches of your phone

If your New Year's Resolution is to cut down on your phone use, here are eight tips

At social gatherings, put your phone away in your bag or get everyone to stack their phones in the centre of the table.
At social gatherings, put your phone away in your bag or get everyone to stack their phones in the centre of the table.PHOTO: ISTOCKPHOTO

You are starting to wonder if your smartphone habit is getting ever so slightly out of control.

You easily lose 20 minutes - or two hours - on Facebook and keep checking Instagram to see if your #foodporn post of your lunch has gained any more likes.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 29, 2019, with the headline 'How to escape the clutches of your phone'. Subscribe