10 Instagram Captions to Announce Your Social Media Break

Social media breaks have become pretty common lately.

From Selena Gomez to Shawn Mendes, celebrities all over Twitter and Instagram have announced their decision to step back from the pressures of social media for a short time. And while it's definitely more taxing for people with millions of followers, social media can still become exhausting for us common folk from time to time.

Whether you're trying to limit your screen time or you just need to take a step away from the 'gram for a while, keep scrolling for 10 Instagram captions to announce your social media break.

For a post that focuses on how your health and well-being will be improved by a social media break:

"Temporarily closed for spiritual maintenance."

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For a photo that lets everyone know you just need a little time to yourself:

"Sometimes, you just need a break. In a beautiful place. Alone. To figure everything out."


For a photo when you're leaving social media to give yourself a little mental peace:

"Sometimes you gotta take a break from all the noise to appreciate the beauty of silence."

-Robert Tew


For a post that just gets straight to the point:

"It is okay to take a break."


For a photo when you need a social media break to focus on what's happening in the real world:

"Sometimes you need to step outside, get some air, and remind yourself of who you are and who you want to be."

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For a photo explaining why you need to take some time off:

"Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you."

-Anne Lamott


For a photo with a gentle explanation for why your feed will be dark for a while:

"I just need a break from everything for a little while."


For a photo explaining that you'll be back better than ever:

"Taking a break isn't giving up. It's taking time to strategize on how to come back even more awesome."

-Winter Harris


For a photo explaining that you're temporarily refocusing your attention:

"The greatest gift that you can give yourself is a little bit of your own attention."

-Anthony J. D'Angelo

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For a short and sweet caption that sums it all up:

"Less scrolling. More living."


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