By Lauren Le Vine, REDBOOK.
Louis C.K. recently made headlines when he told Conan O'Brien that he doesn't allow his daughters to have cell phones. "I think these things are toxic, especially for kids," C.K. said. "They don't look at people when they talk to them; they don't build empathy. You need to build an ability to just be yourself and not be doing something."
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Notable industry members such as Arianna Huffington have become advocates of the movement to unplug and disconnect, but as with all things in life, going cold-turkey is tough. We talked to Daniel Sieberg, a senior marketing manager at Google and author of The Digital Diet: The Four-Step Plan to Break Your Tech Addiction and Regain Balance in Your Life, about the dangers of too much screen time-and the smart way to curtail your daily digital hours.
Structure your e-day
"Work toward a finite beginning and end to your connectedness. Dive into the gadgets, emails, and