Four Steps For Beating Your Smartphone Addicition - CIO Central - CIO Network - Forbes

Sometimes smartphones are a little too smart. If you’re like many people, you probably love your smartphone, yet somehow over the course of time, you may have also become its slave. You may not be exactly sure when it happened, but you probably remember a moment when realized you had become more attuned to the presence of that little blinking red light, alerting you to a new message, than you were to whatever it was you were doing. Now, you can be in a meeting, talking with friends, watching TV or trying to finish a project on the computer, and the call of that smartphone wins every time. You haveto check or the thoughts, urges and anxiety running through your head won’t ever leave. And, truth be told, you probably like the small rush you get whenever that little light or chime goes off – somehow it feels like a reward no matter what the results are.
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