Katy Perry and Arianna Huffington Start a New Movement: Shutoff Sundays

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For a special live episode of The Thrive Global Podcast, Thrive Global founder and CEO Arianna Huffington sat down with Katy Perry as part of the singer’s “Witness World Wide” livestream promoting the release of her new album Witness. The two discussed their shared love of everything from sleep and forgiveness to meditation and disconnecting from technology.

Perry said she’d be taking time to recharge in the near future and wanted to unplug, “I’m going to try and stay off my phone a little bit.”

She and Huffington talked about the need to grant ourselves permission for something like recharging, coining the movement, “Shutoff Sundays,” a day to unplug, recharge and take a break from your devices.

“Just give yourself the weekend. You can give yourself one day,” Perry said. “That’s something I have wanted to do, and I’ve been so addicted to my phone. I keep on talking the talk and I really want to walk the walk.”

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