Step away from the phone and computer, and cleanse yourself from the distractions. This is hard I know, our minds are wired to be busy. It is easy to fall into that trap, but is it really best for your peace of mind? That would be no.
I think it is important to take a couple of hours to yourself, and calm the mind, away from these distractions. You can clean, declutter your room/house, read, journal, write, cook, practice yoga, run errands etc,. This can all help calm the mind, and body.
I offer those suggestion, because things like meditating can be difficult for people who are not ready to sit still completely. Those other things can also be helpful. I do those things as well when I need time to myself. It can definitely help relax, and calm the mind. I think taking a couple of hours to yourself can help detox, refresh, and rejuvenate oneself. You can learn more about yourself. It can give you an opportunity to reflect on yourself and life.
Having the time to yourself without the distractions of the outside world can open many opportunities for you, make you creative, more knowledgeable, motivated, and most importantly give you inner peace. I stress the importance of taking time to yourself, because it can really help one become more at peace with themselves and life.
So if you don’t want to be consumed by negativity, and your thoughts. If you don’t want constant distractions, or worry. Make an effort to take some time for yourself. It may be hard at first, but once you make it a habit. It can be a wonderful routine that can create peace and happiness.