Mission: No Cell Phone + Connection = Life
OMG PUT THE PHONE AWAY!!!!!
Have you ever thought that while spending time with a loved one?
Have they ever thought this about you?
You knew you really wanted to pay attention but you just needed to check that text didn't you? Thumb that tweet? Like that post?
Well, we were three guys who work in the technology industry and we were totally addicted to our phones too. A little voice inside was secretly screaming to put it away and enjoy the conversation, the dinner, the concert etc but it's just so hard.....
So we decided to start a revolution. A revolution so simple it just might work.
You ready? Here it is. It's this simple..........
PUT THE CELL PHONE IN THE BOX!
Scared? You should be. We were. When we created the Reclaim Box it was simple. Have a box on the counter where we agree to put our phones into it for 2 hours. That's it, 2 simple hours. 6pm-8pm (choose what works for you).
At 6:01pm our fingers went through text withdrawl.
At 6:04pm we started wondering who might be tweeting at us.
At 6:17pm we were pretty sure everyone on facebook forgot we existed.
Then, something odd happened.....we actually started to talk. Like, really talk.
We spoke about life, love, feelings, God, connection. We truly heard the other person with no distraction. We were heard without someone's eyes pointed down at their phone. We RECLAIMED OUR CONNECTION.
It's so sad, our phones are supposed to help us connect, not disconnect.
There is irony in 3 tech guys using some pieces of wood to RECLAIM CONNECTION.
But the truth is, we needed this simple little box. This simple little box helped us RECLAIM OUR LIVES. No more nagging "hey, put the phone down." No more listening for 5 minutes, nodding your head as if you heard everything when you heard very little.
One simple Reclaim Box 2 hours a night and now we are living life instead of posting about it.
You can do this too, it won't be as hard as you think. Join the revolution to reclaim your connection. We want to hear what you do with the extra connection time.
We started reclaiming our connections with this box and you can too!