Friday, August 12, 2016

Digital Detox

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Do you get restless if you fortuitously leave your cell phone at home for the day? Are you regularly checking for new messages, emails or social media updates, even when you are in the bathroom? Do you text and drive despite knowing possibly deadly consequences?
I have heard about the human being detox from some chronic diseases or from some addiction in-order to become better or reduce the pain but here comes new measures to digital detox which helps human to get out of technology touch for some period of time, when s/he become too addicted into social media. 
Digital detox - refers to a period of time during which a person refrains from using electronic gadgets such as mobile phones and computers. It is regarded as an opportunity to reduce stress and focus on social interaction in the physical world.

Many studies showed on - how technology can contribute to high levels of stress, pressure on relationships and family, attention disorder symptoms, certain mental disorders and even health problems. The more things you're hooked into the harder it'll be to get out of it and the more anxiety will crop on. But if one wanted to get out of technology world, a detox can help us release some of the negative accrual and give us some break to make some choices. 
Here are some urgent benefits of digital detox: 

Good mental health: There is a growing concern among scientists that indulging in these ceaseless disruptions caused by digital devices is not good for our brains than excessive sugar, fat and other things we tend to crave are not good for our bodies.

Better human relationships: With digital detox, it is possible to maintain a better relationship. Many people have bad breakups because of a cultural shift from face-face communication and shorter attention span. Spending more time on social media platforms than interacting with people face-to-face in the physical world has a preventing effect on the development of communication and social skills.

Increased Productivity: Mobile devices and gadgets often cause distractions at work leading to poor performance, carelessness, absent-mindedness and failure.
Good Posture: The physical effect of too much technology will be reduced. Such effects include wrist, arm and shoulder pain, ears roaring, eye strain and lack of sleep. 

4 comments:

  1. My phone and I aren't that attached to each other. I don't carry it around the house with me. The only reason I worry if I accidentally leave it behind when I go out is that I wouldn't have a phone to call my car emergency service if something bad happened. I never text while driving, nor will I talk on the phone. I think many, many people feel they cannot live without their phones, however. It's a serious problem.

    Love,
    Janie

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  2. Thats all my point to stress on at this era. people are madly in love for social media and the mobile phone...

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  3. Well said or written. I am actually telling myself that I have the tendency to focus on messages or new emails and when I dont get any for the day, I feel somehow depress. This is not a good thing so I am aiming of doing more productive activities rather than checking my phone or iPad all the time. Thanks for the reminder.

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    1. Nice of you, we hang out too much with our phone. In the name of many sites we forget everythings. Many a times we even forget to eat and sleep which is the most basic part of life. Media and phone both sucks if it is not taken care well...

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