Can you go without your phone or laptop for a week? Now through May 5, it is screen free week. It is time to connect face to face with your neighbors, your friends, your kids, your families.

Maybe you have to look at your screen for 8 hours a day for work, well nothing can stop you from going screen free on your lunch break. Try it and see what happens put down your phone for one hour and reconnect with people face to face.

Take the family on a picnic in the park, or go on a family hike or how about lunch without cell phones. There are numerous ways to enjoy the day screen-free take the challenge and tell me how long you went screen-free?

If you need some ideas or what to participate in community events with others who are like-minded log onto www.screenfree.org.