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Six Years With a Distraction-Free iPhone

(and how to try your own low-stress experiment)

All illustrations: Jake Knapp

In 2012, I realized I had a problem. My iPhone made me twitchy. It called to me from my pocket, the way the Ring called Bilbo Baggins.

My moment of clarity happened in my living room. I was sitting on the floor one evening, building train tracks with my kids, when my older son said:

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Jake Knapp

Jake Knapp

Writer, designer, person. Author of SPRINT and MAKE TIME. More at jakeknapp.com.

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