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Smartphone Addiction

What Spurred This TV Host To Kick Her Smartphone Addiction

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.10.2014 | Healthy Living

The next time you’re standing on the street corner, commuting on the subway or sitting in a restaurant with friends, take a minute to observe how ma...

5 Things to Help Millennials Take Back Their Lives

Nina Friend | Posted 08.27.2014 | College
Nina Friend

What is it about millennials that makes us constantly forge happiness? I have faith in my generation. If we believe that we can break free from social media mania and adjust our lifestyles to reflect authenticity instead of deceit, we might be able to admit that life is not perfect.

Smartphones: The New Cigarettes?

Chris Mahr | Posted 08.26.2014 | Technology
Chris Mahr

For the most part, we've started to wean ourselves off of cigarettes, armed with the knowledge that it was the nicotine telling us that we needed to smoke. Now it's time to similarly wean ourselves off of smartphones when it comes at the expense of our social interactions.

The Beauty of Device-Free Days

Janell Burley Hofmann | Posted 08.19.2014 | Parents
Janell Burley Hofmann

As much as these days are a ritual designed to connect us, they too are a lesson in mindfulness. A reminder of the present moment, an inventory of what we have, how far we've come and to whom we owe at least a few hours of gratitude.

Without WiFi, Life Would End (aka Teen Internet Addiction)

Russ Warner | Posted 07.22.2014 | Parents
Russ Warner

The Internet is just like the world. It can be wonderful and amazing or frightening and terrible. Each person must choose the path to take.

18 Things You Miss By Constantly Staring At Your Smartphone

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.22.2014 | Healthy Living

If any doubt remains in your mind that we are, in fact, a society addicted our smartphones, stop what you’re doing and simply take a look around. Th...

10 Do's and Don'ts of Wedding Smartphone Etiquette

Ariane Fisher | Posted 07.08.2014 | Weddings
Ariane Fisher

10. Your boobs are not a home for your smartphone.

WATCH: Arianna And Mika Reveal The Right Way To Start Your Day

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.08.2014 | Healthy Living

Kicking off day two of the Huffington Post's Thrive Conference, which sought to redefine success beyond money and power, co-hosts Arianna Huffington a...

Is Gen Y Living Life Through a Camera Lens?

Unwritten | Posted 06.29.2014 | Women

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.

This Is Your Brain On Mobile

Medium | Posted 04.28.2014 | Healthy Living

When is the last time you powered down. All the way down. Not asleep. Not in airplane mode but OFF. Try it with me now. Take your phone out, if you’...

Bringing Looking Back

Anna Akbari, Ph.D. | Posted 06.15.2014 | Technology
Anna Akbari, Ph.D.

We often prefer to stay glued to a steady stream of curated content and digital correspondence directed specifically at us, especially when we're alone. But there is value in casting our gaze upon the general backdrop of everyday life.

9 Tips That Helped Me Beat My iPhone Addiction

Dana Mark | Posted 05.26.2014 | Parents
Dana Mark

When I'm checking my phone or emailing on my computer, I know I'm not at my best as a mom. I kind of hear the kids' voices clamoring for my attention as I focus on the task at hand (or at fingertip), but not really. I know I tell them to "hold on," and I don't always say it so nicely.

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: How Your Smartphone Addiction May Be Hurting Your Kids

Posted 03.19.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Smartphones have become ubiquitous, and while that might help you advance professionally, it's most likely hindering your kids. Psychotherapist and...

30 Ways To Do The Things You Love Without Your Smartphone

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living

In our tech-obsessed culture, our smartphones seem to be as essential as our wallets when we're heading out the door -- and when we accidentally leave...

WATCH: The Moment I Knew My BlackBerry Addiction Was Out Of Control

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.12.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Rafael Pizzaro joined HuffPost Live's Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to share the story of a shocking wake-up call that showed him it was time to take it...

Here's Convincing Photographic Proof That Unplugging Can Enhance Every Aspect Of Your Life

Posted 03.06.2014 | Healthy Living

A growing body of research -- and plenty of anecdotal evidence -- suggests that excessive use of technology can take a serious toll on our physical he...

I'd Rather Lose My Ford or My Finger Than My Phone

Tim Elmore | Posted 05.04.2014 | Parents
Tim Elmore

In case you're wondering how kids today think, new research enables us to answer that question and see how absolutely different they are from their elders.

New App Helps You Realize How Addicted You Are To Your Phone

Posted 01.27.2014 | Healthy Living

If you're being totally honest with yourself, how often do you use your smartphone each day? In the ultimate example of "turning bad into good," a...

Embracing Tech After a Digital Detox

Caitlyn Becker | Posted 03.15.2014 | Technology
Caitlyn Becker

The more you remove yourself from your devices, the more you realize that, despite what you thought, you can successfully handle being away from them.

WATCH: Arianna Huffington, Mika Brzezinski And Cindi Leive On Learning To Let Go Of Tech Addiction

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Last month, Arianna Huffington, Cindi Leive and Mika Brzezinski made a vow to take a break from technology. For the sake of their health (and sanity),...

20 Percent Of Pet Owners Are Terrible People, Would Rather Give Up Cuddles Than Smartphones

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Most of us use our smartphones anywhere and everywhere. Walking down the street, in the bathroom, during sex and even at church, we find ourselves glu...

How To Unplug For The Holidays (And How To Handle It When You Get Back)

Posted 12.18.2013 | Healthy Living

Could you ditch your smartphone for an entire week? It may be easier said than done, but some media mavens are setting out to do it in order to achiev...

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...

19 Signs You Need To Unplug

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 07.09.2015 | Healthy Living

Are you attached to your digital devices? If the thought of being disconnected makes you sweat, you're not alone. Americans are spending more time tha...