Your Electronics & Sleep

In today’s day and age it’s not an uncommon practice for people to always have their phone within arms reach. Nowhere is this more prevalent in my experience than the bedroom where our bedside tables hold our ever faithful and watchful electronic devices. Why do we do this? Easy access to check in the morning?…

Notification Anxiety: What to do about it

We have all felt it before, that feeling of checking your phone just to see if something new has happened in the last two seconds…..nope nothing….*sigh*. Notification anxiety stems mostly from the lack of our ability to do nothing for extended periods of time. In an age of hyper productivity where everyone has to be…

What’s your level of social media addiction?

Like many addictions, there are many levels of how addicted you can be. Through my exposure with many people about this issue I have synthesized 4 levels that seem to categorize a majority of the people and where they stand: Addicted Hard:¬†This is the group that suffers physiological & adverse social effects as a result…

Are you a slave to social media?

In many cases most people don’t even know how addicted they are or they do know but they think it’s manageable. No matter which scenario you fall under both are unhealthy and need to be managed. I’m not going to waste you time with filler so lets get right to it. If you exhibit any…

What makes Social Media so scary?

I bet after reading a bold title like that you are probably thinking this is some sensationalist article but I assure you my points will back it up. What does social media do that makes me so worried? Kill Time.¬† This is the scariest effect built into these platforms. You see most people are still…

Is blogging about quitting social media hypocritical?

As I was coming up with blog post ideas for this it eventually hit me that I should answer the immediate one right away. Isn’t a blog about quitting social media hypocritical? After all, blogging is a form of social media right? The answer is Yes & No. I am not blogging for the purposes…