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Suppressing the Screen to Set the Standard

Suppressing the Screen to Set the Standard

Josh Misner, Ph.D.  07.15.2015
Let's maintain control over our entrance and exit by reminding ourselves that we have a choice available at any given moment. This power...
3 Simple Rules for a Healthy Media Diet

3 Simple Rules for a Healthy Media Diet

Common Sense Media  07.15.2015
A healthy media diet balances three things: what kids do, how much time they spend doing it, and whether their content choices are age-appropriate....
Accepting Imperfection In a Social Media World

Accepting Imperfection In a Social Media World

Pamela Boccia   07.15.2015
I have come to realize that social media is not going to aid me in my journey toward greater self-acceptance. I have to close the laptop,...
9 Sleep Mistakes You're Probably Making After 9PM

9 Sleep Mistakes You're Probably Making After 9PM

Alena Hall  07.15.2015
It's one thing to make sleep a priority and another to actually achieve those blissful seven to nine hours of unadulterated shut-eye.  Your...
Top Ten Joys of an Unplugged Summer Vacation

Top Ten Joys of an Unplugged Summer Vacation

Kristi York Wooten  07.15.2015
As cruise ships and theme parks begin to offer visitors more ways to interact with their attractions by using phones and tablets during...
3 Ways to Battle Stress and Be More Productive

3 Ways to Battle Stress and Be More Productive

Kirsi Paalanen  07.15.2015
Our body is constantly taking in "insults" -- the buzzing of our phones, text messages, a constant flood of emails or a seemingly endless...
8 Ways To Conquer A Road Trip Without Technology

8 Ways To Conquer A Road Trip Without Technology

Suzy Strutner  07.14.2015
The classic road trip is an adventure in which travel companions explore new places, take in new sights and dig deep into friendships...
Your Smartphone Can Tell If You're Depressed

Your Smartphone Can Tell If You're Depressed

Kate Bratskeir  07.14.2015
Smartphones can track fitness, sleep and nutrition, and they might be able to detect depression, too.   A small Northwestern...
Rita Wilson: 'Check Email. Not Too Much. Mostly Rest'

Rita Wilson: 'Check Email. Not Too Much. Mostly Rest'

Rita Wilson  07.14.2015
Check email. Not too much. Mostly rest.   Thank you, Michael Pollan, and your quote from "In Defense of Food," for inspiring...
The Extreme Measures I Took To Get Away From The Internet

The Extreme Measures I Took To Get Away From The Internet

Laura Munson  07.14.2015
The Internet is a writer's friend and a writer's enemy. It gives us community and support in an otherwise very solitary profession. It's...
12 Places Your Smartphone Doesn't Belong

12 Places Your Smartphone Doesn't Belong

Kate Bratskeir  07.13.2015
Nearly half of Americans say they "can't imagine" life without their mobiles. Our devices have become extensions of ourselves, and while...
The 5 Pieces Of Advice I'd Give About Screens If Parents Ever Asked

The 5 Pieces Of Advice I'd Give About Screens If Parents Ever Asked

Claire McCarthy, M.D.  07.13.2015
The explosion of tech and screens into the lives of children is outrageously obvious to me as a pediatrician.
Kids Now Prefer Playing With Smartphones To Dessert

Kids Now Prefer Playing With Smartphones To Dessert

Rebecca Adams  07.13.2015
Most kids these days are far exceeding the recommended maximum of two hours of screen time a day. But what do those stats really...
To Spare Kids From Device Dependency, Be an Unplugged Parent

To Spare Kids From Device Dependency, Be an Unplugged Parent

Van Winkle's  07.13.2015
It's easy to get hooked on devices. Parents must swoop in and cut their kids off. Brody cites Harvard public health experts who say that...