As you're gearing up for food and family this week (and hopefully, a day or two off work!), it's the perfect opportunity to take a break from email, texting, and social media.

But an upcoming holiday or vacation doesn't have to be the only time you unplug; there are lots of reasons to take a step back from technology—and plenty of easy ways to do it.

If you need a little nudge in the right direction (prying yourself away from Candy Crush is hard—we know), check out the infographic below for some tips to get you away from the screen and ready for some technology-free relaxation.

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