(Last Updated On: January 8, 2019)
Do you have a smartphone addiction? If yes, what makes you so addicted? Is it safe to use your devices as much as you do? Do you wish to break your smartphone addiction? Smartphone addiction is a real problem affecting many people across the globe. Many people find it difficult to live without their smartphone by their side.
Technology is improving day by day and overtaking our daily lives. Today smartphones have become an essential part of most people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, career or status. Right from the palm of our hand, with a simple touch of a finger, we can carry out a plethora of daily tasks.Smartphone has already replaced your camera, calendar, alarm clock, calculator, Torch. Do not let it replace your family. Click To Tweet
What is smartphone addiction?
Some people have smartphone addiction, Internet overuse problem or Internet addiction disorder, sometimes known as “nomophobia” (fear of being without a mobile phone). But they do not realise this problem and the negative impact of this on their physical and mental health.
Many people multi-task while watching the movie in a darkened theatre. People use smartphones on the dinner table, in worship places, while driving, and even when carrying on a face-to-face conversation. Many people start their day looking at the smartphone. Immediately after opening the eyes they use the smartphone for checking social media updates, e-mails, etc. Some people have the bad habit of keeping the smartphone on the bed while sleeping and notifications sound distract their sleep.
Break your smartphone addiction
Watch this video explaining simple ways to break your smartphone addiction.
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Are You Addicted to Your Smart Phone?
This infographic shows what people commonly use their smartphones for and also lists a series of signs that indicate smartphone addiction.
Why Are You So Addicted To Your Smartphone?A smartphone is great, but we need to learn how to use it because the other way around is turning us dumb! Click To Tweet
Controlling your smartphone addiction
Why do mobile virtual homes take precedence over real physical homes? Does smartphone addiction make us less interactive and engaging with real people? What can we do to break our bad habit?
Ross Sleight explores both the personal and social impact of smartphone addiction.
Smartphone addiction can affect your physical and mental health, your relationships with family, friends, community and also affect your productivity. Experts develop new technologies for the good use and betterment of life, but wrong or overuse of your devices can negatively impact your life and hence try to make a change. While a smartphone can be a useful tool to live in the current world, you should be careful with when and how you use it. You can use the technology at your fingertips in a way that is useful, without letting it become a problem.
Is your phone using you?
How many times a day do you check your phone or browse through Social Media?
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