(a.k.a. The Media Blackout)
As everyone does the reading at a different point in the week, I'm not sure where you are in your Reading Deprivation time. But I wanted to add a couple of notes. First, though she doesn't make much of Internet deprivation, TV deprivation, DVD, audiobook and podcasts bans, those are all generally considered the same kind of thing. It's all input. The goal of the Reading Deprivation week is to ready you for output. To get to you to the point that you're bored, genuinely restless and at loose ends, because that's when you're likely to be creative.
SO, if you haven't tried the Media Blackout yet, you should, though, yes, sometimes it's nice to be able to schedule it for a more, rather than a less, convenient week.
Meanwhile, it's worth thinking about what you use as a blocking or numbing behavior. When you have a spare minute that you could use, say, doing something kind for yourself, do you call the friend who always needs help? Compulsively read the paper? Shop online?
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