There is no surgeon general warning attached to Facebook over-usage, but are we fooling ourselves? It was not until the second half of the twentieth century that the dangers of smoking became a part of public discourse.
If you have never been without your phone, give it a try for a couple of hours a day. Next time you meet some friends or family members for dinner, leave your phone at home. Break free from the ball and chain. Fully engage with your life and the life of those around you. Not with your phone's 'life.'
Photo by Shauna Hoffman I turned off my computer and looked at the clock. My heart stopped! Much to my horror two hours were
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However, there's a limit to how much Facebook feedback can improve your well-being. “It becomes problematic when you completely
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How often do I need to know what someone's fleeting, mindless, thought is? Do I really need to see what you're about to devour for dinner, or even breakfast? Isn't it a bit early in the day?