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Addiction to Technology

140 Characters, and Into The Future

Kiley Eriksen | Posted 01.04.2015 | College
Kiley Eriksen

Times are rapidly morphing into a new age. Sure, it may seem like humans are slowly sacrificing their humanity to the iPhone at first. But, the change is inevitable! We can't expect ourselves to flow into "the new" so smoothly and immediately.

Hooked? How To Kick An Internet Addiction

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 02.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Although there's no official diagnosis for Internet or social media addiction, in my view, if it negatively impacts other areas of a person's life and use becomes more and more frequent, then at minimum it's a dependence, and at worst it's an addiction. Don't fear, though -- it is treatable.

The Antidote for an Overly-Teched Brain

Thomas Carson Mark | Posted 10.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Thomas Carson Mark

Live performance offers much more than just a period of turning off our cell phones -- it offers an experience of an entirely different order.

Addicted to Technology

Sura | Posted 10.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Sura

The more aware you are about your relationship to technology, the more empowered you become. Let's make our technology devices work for us, not the other way around.

Stop the Gadgets, I Want to Get Off!

Ora Nadrich | Posted 08.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Ora Nadrich

Wherever we look, adults and children alike always seem to be on some type of gadget communicating, writing, or playing a game they downloaded from the "app store." Never before could we do this much shopping for free!

Are You a Smartphone Junkie? A Mindful Check-In

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 08.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

Every time I feel a buzz or a jingle from my smartphone, a voice comes up inside of me: "Oh, there is something for me that needs attention."

Are You Staring At Screens So Much That You're Missing Out On Life?

Joe Robinson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joe Robinson

The act of participating in self-chosen activities puts you in charge of your life, and your brain likes it that way. You'll feel the rush of autonomy even before you leave the door and the power to initiate more forays when you return.