I’m enamored of this post of Kasia’s, where she reports on how it feels to have your brain slow and gel* during two weeks away from the internet:
My peripheral vision grew back, my field of focus going from a small, Mac Book shaped rectangle to the whole horizon.
The best antidote to internet addiction is reading novels.
*The brain of an internet-surfer or blog-writer has the consistency of a hyper-agitated gas. The brain of a novel-reader or deep thinker, by contrast, is a viscous jelly. And the brain of a bookservative is a cold hard stone.