"I need a Virtual Break" NYTimes Article. Restraint proposed rationally.
I've come up with a few methods for removing myself from the virtual, but they were much too large-scale and complex to be easily implemented. When the year 2000 came around, I fantasized about committing cyber suicide by putting salt on the family computer's motherboard.
Choosing a day of the week to stay away from computers and other electronic devices seems much more reasonable.