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Overcome Addiction to Electronics

If you’re reading this article, your probability wondering, “How am I supposed to stop using my electronics devices specially smartphone?” If you’re tethered to your cell phone (iPhone, Samsung, Android), iPad, laptop/computer, television, video games, or other electronic devices, you can break the addiction. But it takes courage to admit that you have an addiction. Decide on your limits: If you need for some reason to go “cold turkey” and quit using one or more …

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How to Beat an Addiction to Cell Phones

Do you find yourself constantly texting, surfing the internet, sending emails, using applications and playing games? Depending on how much time and effort you put into those situations, you may have a problem with excessive cell phone use. Overuse of your cell phone can lead to reduced quality of personal relationships and lack of productivity in daily life. The typical cell phone user touches his or her phone 2,617 times every day. 2,617 times! Most people, on …

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Building self-control can be challenging?

Building self-control can be challenging, but it is possible to create change in your life and manage impulsivity. Feeling more in control of yourself and your actions can lead to feeling more in control of life, feeling more empowered about who you are, and helping boost your feelings of self-esteem. Self-discipline. Let’s be honest. For most of us, it’s a work in progress wrapped in good intentions, procrastination, and feelings of failure. But it doesn’t …

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How can we Concentrate on Reading

You might have heard that concentration is a natural gift: you’re either one of those people who can read a whole novel in a day or you belong to the category of those who check what’s outside the window every five seconds to spot the slightest variation in the same cloud. Focus is a big part of what it takes to become a speed reader. If you can learn to focus better, you’ll not only …

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Ways to Break Cell Phone Craving

Do you find yourself constantly texting, surfing the internet, sending emails, using applications and playing games? That we are living in an age of near constant digital distraction is now old news. You have also likely heard that the urge to pick up our devices is similar to other forms of behavioral craving. Like gambling or shopping craving, it releases a small shot of dopamine in various regions of the brain and keeps us coming …

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