5 ways adults can untether from their smartphone

smartphonesI’m kicking my kids off devices daily like a 21st-century technological bouncer, but do I do the same for myself? Not so much. Would it be a good idea? Probably, she winced.

Common Sense Media has five tips on how to wrest the phone from your not-cold, very-much-alive hand. When perusing I found this:

That feeling you get when you think you felt your phone vibrate? And you pick it up and there’s no message but you decide to check Facebook since you’re already looking at your phone? It’s called “phantom vibration mode,” and one theory is it afflicts people who rely on their phones to regulate their emotional states.

Holy crap, that’s a thing? Yikes. Anyway, really good tips and suggestions, were you so inclined, here.


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