Monthly Archives: August 2016

Simple Ways to Unplug and Unwind

Hi everyone! It’s time for another “Simple Ways” post! Life is already hard as it is, so why make things more difficult? Today’s topic: Technology.

Technology addiction: It’s real. In fact, Asian nations, particularly China, extensively research Internet Addiction Disorder (IAD). According to the China Youth Internet Association, about 14 percent of urban youth there have the characteristics of Internet addicts (Mosher, 2011). I first decided to look into this condition after realizing that I couldn’t look in any direction without seeing someone glued to his or her phone. And I’m completely guilty, as well. It’s pretty ironic that I’m writing behind a computer screen, completely withdrawn from the world.

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