A WEEK WITHOUT A PHONE

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  • Published: 12 April 2019
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    inspired by:
    emma chamberlain’s 24 hours without a phone (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTNSCmw4A4c)
    casey neistat’s goodbye, social media (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6DfP10OeDP0)

    books about phone addiction:
    irresistible by adam alter (https://amzn.to/2UOtipF)
    digital minimalism by cal newport (https://amzn.to/2P5GOzX)

    This week, I spent 7 full days without a phone. No mindlessly clicking through stories, no getting stuck for hours on the explore page, no reloading my likes and views and comments every 10 minutes. I had a growing suspicion I had a phone and social media addiction and it was time to quit cold turkey to find out just what life is like without a smartphone.

    DAY ONE // TUESDAY
    blue dress: thrifted
    gingham dress: urban outfitters (http://bit.ly/2UuwAyb)

    DAY TWO // WEDNESDAY
    blue dress: sabo skirt (http://bit.ly/2Kuy2gu)
    sneakers: reebok (http://bit.ly/2EmJCno)

    DAY THREE // THURSDAY
    cardigan: urban outfitters (http://bit.ly/2ULXzFR)\

    DAY FOUR // FRIDAY
    t-shirt: urban outfitters (http://bit.ly/2Kuiauq)
    denim jacket: levi’s (http://bit.ly/2T7xPUp)

    DAY FIVE // SATURDAY
    blue dress: urban outfitters (http://bit.ly/2UVxuEs)

    DAY SIX // SUNDAY
    dress: american eagle (old)

    DAY SEVEN // MONDAY
    denim jumpsuit: madewell (http://bit.ly/2KvsHFz)

    JEWELRY
    earrings: en route (http://bit.ly/2G0h859)
    star choker: en route (http://bit.ly/2sGyfS2)
    long necklace: mejuri

    music ➭ epidemic sound (http://bit.ly/2VW00n4)
    lippity bop by dan & drum (smarturl.it/dananddrum, instagram.com/dananddrum)

    F A Q
    what’s your name? ashley
    what’s your instagram? @best.dressed
    how old are you? 20 (born in 1998)
    how tall are you? 5'5"
    what’s your ethnicity? half british and half burmese
    what equipment do you use to film?
    ➭ camera: https://amzn.to/2Nb0W1z
    ➭ lens: https://amzn.to/2JiSrz7
    ➭ vlog camera: http://amzn.to/2DfL4cZ
    ➭ on camera mic: https://amzn.to/2QHfZBU
    ➭ editing: final cut pro

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Comments • 4 409

  • Nora Mirza
    Nora Mirza  9 hours back

    i want that soup recipe

    • Joana K.
      Joana K.  1 days back

      Rip streaks on snapchat

      • meth meth
        meth meth  3 days back

        Thinky thoughts
        Ashley is gods gift to us humans

        • Νεφέλη Μο
          Νεφέλη Μο  4 days back

          does anybody know what filter she uses

          • Ari _uwu
            Ari _uwu  7 days back

            i just realized this was posted on my birthday-

            • - glitch -
              - glitch -  1 weeks back

              see this wouldn't be a problem for me since i don't even have a phone

              • Niconico Nee
                Niconico Nee  1 weeks back

                There so cute together

                • alex
                  alex  1 weeks back

                  *"now i can't watch porn"* 😂

                  • INES -
                    INES -  2 weeks back

                    I love this vidéo but one things you don't eat a croissant, it was a pain au chocolat 🙂

                    • Kiahna McCoombe
                      Kiahna McCoombe  2 weeks back

                      I love that this video is about staying off your phone but as I watch this I’m on my phone and I bet a lot of other people are 😂 I want to try this but for a day and work my way up! I spend way to much time on my phone

                      • Unknown Individual
                        Unknown Individual  2 weeks back

                        I remember before I got Wifi and a phone the only I would do is read novels. I feel like I was happier back the.

                        • Shiloh Liu
                          Shiloh Liu  2 weeks back

                          THANK YOU

                          • Monica Santos
                            Monica Santos  2 weeks back

                            Confused , why didn’t she just start a book or pick up a hobby like learning chess or how to solve a rubix cube?

                            • Carolina
                              Carolina  2 weeks back

                              Monica Santos yes! I was going to comment that but saw your comment. While I eat, if alone, or before going to bed I read. Any free time, instead of checking my phone I pick up a book. I would also take up coloring books or watercolors, or puzzles! We are too attached to our phones.

                          • Ana P
                            Ana P  2 weeks back

                            Oh God i spent like more than 8 hours of phone usage a day.

                            • Madeline Belford
                              Madeline Belford  3 weeks back

                              I always end up binging your videos every couple of weeks just because I find them so calming and genuine. Thank you ♥️

                              • Kim Massey
                                Kim Massey  3 weeks back

                                #ThinkyThoughts

                                • Trying to Hide
                                  Trying to Hide  3 weeks back

                                  "i'v watched a lot of bo burnham" if that ain't me

                                  • Plush Honey
                                    Plush Honey  3 weeks back

                                    Only 3 hours- I spend 8 and a half 😩

                                    • Monica Mundane
                                      Monica Mundane  3 weeks back

                                      No social interaction = craziness. Just like the sims 😂😂🤷🏾‍♀️

                                      • Mya Krause
                                        Mya Krause  3 weeks back

                                        ashley is getting in the Flow State and i kinda love it.

                                        • Alyssa Ramos
                                          Alyssa Ramos  3 weeks back

                                          I can't survive without my phone
                                          Like I'm fudging introvert and I like being alone
                                          even tho' I have friends to hang out to and I don't like to go outside because it's fudging hot and im too lazy haha

                                          • Person Who likes Kpop
                                            Person Who likes Kpop  4 weeks back

                                            I spend 8hrs and 28 mins..?

                                            • Tsopaira
                                              Tsopaira  4 weeks back

                                              tbh I sleep with my phone next to me. But I just turn off my wifi

                                              • Maeda
                                                Maeda  4 weeks back

                                                thanks for inspiring me ash, i love the way u talk, and ur personality in general

                                                • Hemisha Lal
                                                  Hemisha Lal  4 weeks back

                                                  ashley.


                                                  listen up.


                                                  you are worth it. you are valued and while I'm sure being a youtuber you're always concerned with views or likes because that's your job and you want to be good at your job because you care. Taking time for yourself on a regular basis is not selfish and is going to be so good for your wellbeing and mindset. trust me, ill help you be so much more motivated and expand your creativity. Sometimes we all get caught up in Instagram and spend hours doing absolutely nothing scrolling through, however taking time and doing something that you like such as picking up a hobby again that doesn't have to do with social media and your job will let you subconsciously differentiate yourself from your job. because you're not just a youtuber, your ashley and on top of that, you do youtube and brand deals and whatever else that may be. I'll help you create your own lens through which you see yourself because you're more than the amount of views that you get, rather than how others see you. I know this is so so much easier said than done and I could literally talk for hours about all of this but finding happiness and being comfortable with yourself but I've been working on this myself to grow as a person and it helps so much. I just want to help you be the best version of yourself and honestly, I hope you don't take this the wrong way. you're such an amazing person with honestly the best fashion style out there.


                                                  please like this so she can see this!


                                                  much love xo

                                                  • sukaicosmica
                                                    sukaicosmica  4 weeks back

                                                    Have you ever heard about alarm clocks?

                                                    • Yasmine Ross
                                                      Yasmine Ross  4 weeks back

                                                      Hi Ashley, could you talk about your process becoming a youtuber? How did you get a manager?

                                                      • caitlin filer
                                                        caitlin filer  4 weeks back

                                                        did you stick to your future goals of keeping your phone away while with friends and doing work or have you fallen back into the old patterns ?

                                                        • Jagienka Bal
                                                          Jagienka Bal  1 months back

                                                          3hrs!??well im embarrassed

                                                          • BTS_ARMY_VKOOK! VKOOK
                                                            BTS_ARMY_VKOOK! VKOOK  1 months back

                                                            She said persona and the same exact day that album came out! ARMY WHERE YA AT?!?!?!

                                                            • bleachity drinkity
                                                              bleachity drinkity  1 months back

                                                              i have too much stress of losing my streaks for this.

                                                              • Angel Ahn
                                                                Angel Ahn  1 months back

                                                                I use my phone for an average of 6 hours........... because I feel so much more interested in digital reality and I can't QUIT because college LITERALLY uses the cell phone constantly?? Like I need it to check-in for my job, check my planners and schedules (save the trees), use Maps, my alarms (I use alarms throughout my day for appointments and classes and everything I forget throughout the days)... like it's kinda needed even though I want to quit?

                                                                • sophie imm
                                                                  sophie imm  1 months back

                                                                  Watching people breathe during a time lapse is weird

                                                                  • sophie imm
                                                                    sophie imm  1 months back

                                                                    No one:
                                                                    Ashley: puts a whole ass pot in the fridge

                                                                    • sarahh sarahh
                                                                      sarahh sarahh  1 months back

                                                                      my friends and I made a whole month without any social media and games and everithing that took us all the time:)

                                                                      • Ballerina_6 Ballet vlogs
                                                                        Ballerina_6 Ballet vlogs  1 months back

                                                                        I spend way more

                                                                        • giving you my heart and soul

                                                                          okay, i can't do a week without my phone because i have school, i have to research and do presentations and stuff and my computer is not working plus i can't do a day without my music but fuck this shot, i'm deleting all my social media for a week because i know i have a lot of work to get done plus i can name a 100 better things to do than checking my phone pointlessly.

                                                                          • CreatiWitty
                                                                            CreatiWitty  1 months back

                                                                            12:16 kermit ? Jenna marbles' dog ?

                                                                            • AshleythePowerful
                                                                              AshleythePowerful  1 months back

                                                                              *when your names also ashley* OMG WE ARE EXACTLY ThE SAME

                                                                              • Karen Smith
                                                                                Karen Smith  1 months back

                                                                                What's the planning app called

                                                                                • Danielle Adonis
                                                                                  Danielle Adonis  1 months back

                                                                                  what planning app did she use?

                                                                                  • Sana Sakamaki
                                                                                    Sana Sakamaki  1 months back

                                                                                    I spend an average of 7 hours...

                                                                                    • kat treasure
                                                                                      kat treasure  1 months back

                                                                                      thinky thoughts

                                                                                      • THE BARCE SISTERS
                                                                                        THE BARCE SISTERS  1 months back

                                                                                        3 things that lets her anxiety go away
                                                                                        doing things on her phone
                                                                                        being with david
                                                                                        anddddd have sex
                                                                                        like whattttt

                                                                                        • RxseQuarts
                                                                                          RxseQuarts  1 months back

                                                                                          3 hours?





                                                                                          AHHAHAA 11 HOURS

                                                                                          • Ice berg
                                                                                            Ice berg  1 months back

                                                                                            I love the way she is open about things like life, sex, feelings and all that. I'm really glad that i found this channel

                                                                                            • laura bittner
                                                                                              laura bittner  1 months back

                                                                                              what is that soup??

                                                                                              • Charlie
                                                                                                Charlie  1 months back

                                                                                                3 hours a day........ I remember when my internet usage peaked at 64 hours a week while @fulltime school/weekend work 😅😅😅