I’m not one for New Year’s resolutions, but in the first minute of 2023 I deleted every social media app from my phone (I then spent five minutes resisting the urge to download instagram and take pictures of posting fireworks). It’s been a long time coming: For the past few months, I’d implemented timers on my phone that blocked social media from 9 to 5, hoping to limit my scrolling. But those timers and blocks quickly became just another easy barrier to ignore when I got bored. I needed a hard reset. I had to get used to being lost (and bored) in my own thoughts again.