Technology has connected people to opportunities, information, and other people like never before, but many of us have experienced first-hand the drawbacks of constant connectivity. Many of us also openly recognize that constant phone usage has become problematic interpersonally and intrapersonally.  To reap the benefits of technology while proceeding with caution, we must find screen/life balance. This is where the idea of digital minimalism comes into play.  It’s time we technology in a way that serves us, rather than us constantly serving technology.

To help people unplug for the day, we created the

What this event is all about

The Livin’ Analog® Day Retreat is the premier community event for taking a digital detox.  This event is entirely phone-free and includes activities, education, and resources that can help you use technology less and get back into the real world.

We believe entirely unplugging for the day is the most effective (and only) way to truly take a digital detox.  Through a full day of immersive real world experiences, the Livin’ Analog® Day Retreat will empower you to put digital minimalism into practice, discover new hobbies to pursue, and develop relationships with other like-minded individuals who are rethinking how and how much they use technology.

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Where this event takes place

Simpson Lake

St. Louis, MO

Photos from past day retreat

Our approach to digital minimalism

Find new hobbies

This day retreat includes a variety of activities you can pursue beyond this event to spend less time on your phone

Rethink technology

There are several opportunities throughout the day to learn about digital minimalism and how you can implement this approach into your own life

Meet like-minded people

Form connections with other individuals who value spending less time on technology and getting back into the real world

What past attendees say

Past sponsors and exhibitors

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