I do like to stay connected, but I also cherish those times when I unplug. For me, being unplugged means:
- reading offline
- sitting in a public place, just enjoying the sights
- being outdoors - to be fair, I'm usually doing something, walking, gardening, etc.
- writing/making notes
- talking to someone
I suspect that most modern people spend too little time in introspection and contemplation, myself included. When my daughter was a novice, she spent several weeks not talking. It almost drove her crazy at the time. Since then, she has learned to enjoy the silent times.