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Nomophobia

Curing Students of Nomophobia

Tim Elmore | Posted 08.26.2014 | Parents
Tim Elmore

Do you know this word? Nomophobia is a term describing a growing fear in today's world -- the fear of being without a mobile device, or beyond mobile phone contact. Among today's high school and college students, it's on the rise.

7 Phobias You Probably Have (And Why)

Sara Latta | Posted 04.13.2014 | Books
Sara Latta

Many phobias--those irrational, excessive fears that send us into trembling pools of dread--are rooted in evolutionary history.

Taking A Holiday From Technology

Josh Misner, Ph.D. | Posted 03.29.2014 | Parents
Josh Misner, Ph.D.

A technology holiday allows us to slow down the pace of life, look around and become more aware of our immediate surroundings. To the most important people in our lives, this demonstrates that we are willing to sacrifice screen time for face time, an act that communicates love and warmth.

Your Cell Phone Is Not Part Of Your Body -- You Can Let It Go

Robert Piper | Posted 11.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Piper

We need to take back control of our minds and stop compulsively checking our emails, Facebook updates, and text messages. I think we can live a happier and more compassionate world if we tune into ourselves and the people we are speaking with.

What's Happening to Us?

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 10.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Rubinstein

Let me begin by saying I have a desktop, a laptop, a tablet, an e-reader and a smartphone. I use them all and think they're great technologic advances...

How Cell Phones May Be Hurting Your Relationships

Posted 09.05.2012 | Technology

A new study out of the United Kingdom is suggesting something most people already know: trying to connect with someone at a personal level when he or ...

Whopping Percentage Of People Are Addicted To Cell Phones

Posted 05.08.2012 | Healthy Living

A lot of us are extremely afraid to be without our cell phones, according to the results of a British survey. A poll of 1,000 people in the UK, spo...

Study: We Literally Can't Live Without Our Phones

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 03.23.2012 | Small Business

Nomophobia is on the rise. In a recent study by SecurEnvoy, 67 percent of respondents are afraid of losing or being without their mobile phones, up fr...