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Iphone Addiction

Why Your Tech Addiction Makes You Extra Lonely

YourTango | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living
YourTango

It's not the phone (or the content) that we're addicted to -- it's the distraction. Since we accepted this non-stop pace in our society, we feel awkward when we slow down. We have no clue how to relax anymore.

My iPhone Hell

Felice Shapiro | Posted 06.08.2015 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

My iPhone's demise has been brutal. I haven't ever been separated from it before and now it's broken -- just like that! I'm worried I may be hallucinating from the shock of sudden loss.

How a Day Without My Cell Phone Helped Me Loosen My Grip on the Device

Christy Heitger-Ewing | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Christy Heitger-Ewing

The morning I gave up my cell, I, too, was anxious as I adjusted to going about my day device-free. Then it got easier. Once Eric brought it home, however, my feelings were mixed. On the one hand, I was thrilled to have that rectangular little lifeline back in my paws. At the same time, I noticed that after spending the day unplugged, I didn't much feel like plugging back in.

Constantly Checking Your Phone Could Be A Sign Of Depression

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.24.2015 | Science

It's been estimated that the average mobile phone user checks a device 150 times a day, and nearly a third of smartphone users admit that they're addi...

The Argument for Putting Down the Phone

David Wygant | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
David Wygant

Be more present with the kids. It will impact their future. How many of you check your phone during traffic times or sneak a look or text something? These are the things you're teaching your kids. These are the habits they're forming.

Even When You're Not Using It, Your iPhone Is Distracting You

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.10.2014 | Science

Smartphones are a near-constant source of distraction in our daily lives. We check them an average of 110 times a day, according to a 2013 study, set ...

This Is How Often Most People Check Their Phones Per Day

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 10.30.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Interested in knowing just how many times you check your phone per day? There's an app for that. Checky not only shows you a numerical figure of ho...

Is Gen Y Living Life Through a Camera Lens?

Unwritten | Posted 06.29.2014 | Women
Unwritten

A photo never does life justice, anyway. It doesn't encapsulate what was going on around you, the smell, the sound or the truth behind that moment. As I stood in that muddy field, the rain pouring down on my face, for the first time, I didn't spoil the moment by watching through a camera lens.

There Are No More Tables for Two

Nancy Colier | Posted 05.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

These days, when couples go out to eat together, the first thing they do is pull out their devices, if they are not already in their clutches, and place them on the table between each other.

Carolyn Gregoire

How Technology Speeds Up Time (And How To Slow It Down Again)

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

It often feels as though time speeds up as we age, with each season and year seemingly passing by more quickly than the last. And according to some ps...

These Cartoons Perfectly Sum Up What's Wrong With Our Phone-Addicted Culture

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Liam Francis Walsh is a rare breed: A working, urban-dwelling adult who doesn't own a smartphone. The New Yorker cartoonist -- whose recent work mocks...

This Apple Commercial Sums Up Everything That's Wrong With Our Screen-Addicted Culture

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.15.2013 | Healthy Living

When conjuring up the perfect road trip -- windows down, sun shining, hair blowing in the breeze -- chances are, you don't picture yourself clutching ...

'Why I Broke Up With My iPhone'

Julie Flynn Badal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Flynn Badal

A part of me must have believed that the photos would somehow safeguard us against the cruel march of time. Now I can see what my children really need is me.

Carolyn Gregoire

LOOK: How Your Smartphone Is Harming Your Health

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Are you and your smartphone inseparable? If so, you're not alone -- plenty of research illustrates how increasingly addicted we're becoming to our mob...

LOOK: This Restaurant Has An Incredible Cell Phone Policy

Posted 09.26.2013 | Healthy Living

At a time when smartphones have become as prevalent as napkins and forks at the dinner table, stashing them may be the key to a cheaper bill. The B...

WATCH: This Game Will Force You To Unplug At The Dinner Table

Posted 09.27.2013 | Healthy Living

Are you guilty of texting, tweeting or sending emails at the dinner table? Many of us are -- but with a new unplugging game, your poor tech etiquette ...

Carolyn Gregoire

Welcome To Internet Rehab

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.25.2013 | Healthy Living

They've come from all over the country to be cured of one of society's newest, and potentially most debilitating, ailments. After trying and failing t...

Is Twitter and Facebook the End of Society?

David Wygant | Posted 09.10.2013 | Technology
David Wygant

We've become so social media reliant even people we're close to now only send us Facebook messages on our birthday. And we've become such a disconnected society.

Huffington This Week: Parallel Lives

Arianna Huffington | Posted 09.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Arianna Huffington

Conversion therapy has come under increasing scrutiny in recent years, not only in the form of lawsuits seeking to outlaw the treatment, but in the unequivocal opinion of mental health professionals that it is complete and utter nonsense.

How New iPhones Are Like New Girlfriends

Fueled | Posted 08.25.2013 | Technology
Fueled

Since the release of the first generation in 2007, the iPhone has been stealing the hearts and consuming the time of men and women alike across the globe.

5 Reasons Being Bored Is Good For You

Posted 04.10.2013 | Teen

For all the wonderful ways that smartphones make life easier and information more accessible, they're also adding a whole lot of unnecessary distract...

6 Signs Your iPhone Is Stressing You Out (And How To Deal)

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.25.2013 | Teen

Being constantly connected is a basic fact of life for millennials: If you're a Gen Y-er, you probably carry around a mini-computer in your pocket at ...

WATCH: Can Men EVER Put Down Their iPhones?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 04.14.2012 | Comedy

It's getting pretty hard to go through the day without finding a reason (or excuse) to use our mobile devices. Where are we going? Use a map applicati...

Eco Etiquette: A Year Without BlackBerry

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 06.19.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at eco.etiquette@gmail.com. Questions may be edited for length and clarity. I've received a lot of qu...

What's Your Addiction?

Meg Wolff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meg Wolff

I realized how easy it's becoming to get sucked into your technology of choice! Even as I was doing this that day, I felt kind of crazy, but out of boredom -- or the thrill of connection -- I engaged in it.