Could seeing a therapist be as easy as posting to Facebook? Experts says they will never replace the real interaction, but maybe they don't have to.
What are we actually giving up when we devote so much of our time to being glued to our phones? I made a decision to limit my social media use for a week for #PutPhoneDown and find out what other things I was missing out on.
Our smartphones have become our lifelines, our way of staying connected. We rely on it for everything. We even feel anxious if we think we have lost our phone, even if it is only for a few minutes. I admit that the first thing I do when I wake up and before I go to sleep is check my emails, texts, tweets, Facebook updates, etc. An hour later, I find myself still in bed, in my pajamas, in a very uncomfortable posture, I haven’t brushed my teeth yet and my day has not even begun!
We are guilty of it too…. Using our smart phone all day, everyday! Over 55% of the Canadian population has a smart phone - but are we really that smart? What are the implications of smart phones? How do they impact our overall health and our workplace productivity?
Consider how much time you are spending on your smart phone every day. I know that I use it both at home and at work, and am always connected....