Skip to content
You are not logged in |Login  
Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Shlain, Tiffany, author.

Title 24/6 : the power of unplugging one day a week / Tiffany Shlain.

Publication Info. New York : Gallery Books, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  158.1 SHLAIN    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  158.1 SHLAIN    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  158.1 SHLAIN    Check Shelf
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Adult Department  158.1 SHLAIN, TIFFANY    Check Shelf
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Adult Department  158.1 SHL    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  158.1 SHL    Check Shelf
 Farmington, Main Library - Adult Department  158.1 SHL    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  158.1 SHLAIN    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  158.1 SHLAIN    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - NEW Adult Nonfiction  158.1 SHL    Missing

Edition First Gallery Books hardcover edition.
Description xvii, 235 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-229).
Note Includes filmography (pages 221-223).
Contents Part I: A day different from all other days. Why I went 24/6 -- A brief history of a day of rest -- The technology of rest. Part II: Being on 24/7. The joys of tech -- The infinite loops of addiction -- Algorithms and animal instincts. Part III: Making 24/6 happen. Everything you need -- Creating a dream day -- Part IV: Keeping tech human. Exits and entrances -- Eye contact and empathy -- Taming social media -- Left to their own devices: parenting with tech -- Making rules, breaking rules. Part V. The science of unplugging. Daydreaming and creativity -- Silence and stillness -- Gratitude and practice -- Nature and perspective -- Memory and time. Part VI: The big picture. A more balanced web -- Thinking backwards -- Life is (in)finite. Part VII: It's easier than you think: a step-by-step guide. Things to think about -- Ideas for having fun without screens (by age) -- Keep the physical and mental benefits going the other six days of the week -- Everything (but the screen) Challah recipe -- People share their perspectives on living 24/6, Tech Shabbat, and Shabbat.
Summary "Tiffany Shlain explores how turning off screens one day a week can work wonders on your brain, body, and soul." -- from book jacket flap.
Subject Internet -- Psychological aspects.
Conduct of life.
Quality of life.
Internet -- Social aspects.
Technology -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Self-help publications.
Added Title Twenty-four/six
Power of unplugging one day a week
ISBN 9781982116866 (hardcover)
1982116862 (hardcover)
Add a Review