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Beware of Cyberchondria! Don’t Take All Google Results So Seriously

  Google is our friend.  This statement can be debated. It certainly contains loads of information ready to be presented based on your chosen keywords. Google is good at displaying relevant content matching our keywords. There is this complex algorithm working in the background that tries to ensure quality truthful content when you look for …

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10 Questions Revealing if You Use Social Media & Phones Way Too Much

  Phone addiction, social media addiction, screen addiction, tech addiction, compulsive behavior, screenager, smombie, nomophobia There are many names out there that describe excessive phone use which is impacting one’s life in detrimental ways. People sometimes ask: when do I use smartphones and social media too much? In the video I present you with 10 …

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Be a Good Role Model for Your Kids and Family

  Not only adults complain about their children being on their smartphones so much. More children are complaining about the fact their parents are constantly on their devices as well. Many moments where children expect their parents’ attention are disrupted because of the smartphone. “daddy daddy look what I’ve made!” Sadly, the smartphone is often …

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Know How Much You Use Instagram With “Your Activity”

  Instagram is becoming more popular than Facebook. At least the name Instagram is not as “dirty” as Facebook is, although Instagram is owned by Facebook. With dirty I mean to refer to the many times Facebook made the news (for the wrong reasons) and the advertising boycott that is currently going on. Instagram however …

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Step 1 of My 6 Step Formula To Beat Phone Addiction: Self-Awareness

  My 6 step formula helps people create a healthy relationship with their phone. It’s not just about using your phone less, but also about becoming digital and media literate. To become insightful regarding the detrimental effects of excessive phone and social media use. To understand why we are hooked on social media and why …

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Don’t Absorb the News so Much on a Daily Basis Part 2

  Earlier this week I wrote about being careful with reading and watching the news. I’ll elaborate a bit more. News is a broad term. There is international news, national news, sports,  business, politics, entertainment, tech news, and so on. When you watch e.g. business or tech news because you’re interested in the topic, and …

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Why Mindfulness is a Necessity to Beat Smartphone Addiction

  Many of us want to self-actualize. We want to make the best out of life. Anyone who did some research in self-development, knows you are not your thoughts. Our thoughts change into feelings which then create more thoughts, that result in stronger feelings again and the feedback loop continues. We should witness our thoughts, …

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