I Quit Instagram For Two Years — Here’s 9 Things I Learned

The unexpected perks of living without social media.

Aleid ter Weel
Peak Productivity
Published in
6 min readJul 18, 2022

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The year was 2011.

A group of girls from my class were busy on their iPhone 4. Back then, people staring at their phones wasn’t an everyday sight.

“Aleid! Have you seen this?” The girls looked up from their phones and called me…

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Aleid ter Weel
Peak Productivity

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