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Screen Addiction

One Photo Sums Up The Problem With Smartphones At Weddings

The Huffington Post | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 11.11.2015 | Technology

Think about the last wedding you attended. How many guests had their smartphones out, immortalizing every second of the special day with their digital...

Many Kids Feel 'Unimportant' When Parents Are Distracted By Smartphones, Survey Says

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.13.2015 | Parents

While limiting their children's screen time, parents may also want to consider being mindful of their own habits when it comes to mobile devices. Acc...

Powerful Ads Show What Your Child Sees When You're Addicted To Your Phone

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.10.2015 | Parents

A new Chinese ad campaign illustrates the way smartphones can affect family life and relationships. Titled "Phone Wall," the campaign by Ogilvy & Ma...

Screen Addiction Is Taking A Toll On Children

The New York Times | Posted 07.13.2015 | Parents

Excessive use of computer games among young people in China appears to be taking an alarming turn and may have particular relevance for American paren...

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.

WATCH: 'Technology Cannot Produce Compassion'

Posted 02.26.2014 | Healthy Living

With more than 8 million Twitter followers, the outside observer may assume that His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama knows a thing or two about (mindfull...

Confessions of a Screen Addict About to Go (Almost) Cold Turkey in Anticipation of Screen-Free Week: April 30-May 6

Susan Linn | Posted 05.03.2013 | Impact
Susan Linn

I'm looking forward to a week without screens at home. Screens are so interwoven into our lives that we stop noticing whether they're fun, useful, or even necessary. We use them by default. To fill up time. To distract us from thinking. To save us from the void.

Taking Multitasking To Task | Mark Harris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

By Mark Harris Earlier this year, like a lot of people, I made a resolution to eat less. But with a twist: My resolution is to eat less ent...

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.