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.'
Plenty of research has demonstrated that the addictive quality of social media is very real. And according to a new study
"When we are constantly being told how many friends we have, we are encouraged to add another, to make that number go higher
Cutting off online interactions beyond Facebook can have negative consequences, according to another study last year. Heavy
As evidenced every day in so many ways, the new technological landscape brings many wonderful benefits to our family's lives and relationships. At the same time, as with any new innovations, this impact has a dark side.
If you're new to unplugging, I've pulled together 15 ways to help you get acclimated to a new way of thinking about how you spend your time, alone and with others.
Of all the reasons employees abandon their work, wasting hours on social media, the most fundamental is the need to interact with others. The reality is that employees feel the need to socialize -- and will do so whether it's around the water cooler or online.
One of the cartoons from "The Facebook Diet." She asked, "Is technology something they're utilizing or is it really using