Addiction Candidates & causes
How to overcome
2. Technology addiction is a disorder studied where the subject has a
compulsion to use technology based equipments. The compulsion can be
extremely difficult to control in many cases. It has many parallels to other
forms of behavioral addiction, such as addiction to drugs, which create an
altered mental state in the subject, while disrupting the more important
things in life, like personal relationships, schooling, or jobs. Needing
anything in order to feel normal and free from panic ,whether a phone or
three glasses of wine, is a disability . It can occur at any age.
Cell phone Addiction/Nomo phobia
Video games Addiction
4. ◦ Teenagers
◦ Those with a lack of support from their peers
◦ People coping with depression are the biggest
candidates to find solace in excessive
computer and Internet use.
◦ Hopelessly Addicted to Messaging ,People who
are shy and have low self-esteem are more
likely to become cellular addicts because, with
text messaging, you can make 'texting friends'
that you never actually have to meet, very
much like internet chatting.
Does browsing your favorite sites make you feel better than
anything? If you crave more time online and are restless when away
from a Technology?
Are you spending more and more time with Technology?
Do you have less self-control than you used to? Failure to control
behavior is also a symptom.
Are you neglecting family and friends so that you can get your
obsessive fill of the Web?
Do you zero in on the Net and lose interest in other activities?
Lying about your usage of Technology is another sign you're in too
"No television," Mom said, "until you finish your homework!" But you
Is the technology interfering with your job and school
Do you think about the Internet when you're not on it? Are you
always itching for a fix?
Sleeping in or staying up through the night? A change in your sleep
pattern is a sign that something's wrong.
Have you gone through a weight change, or had
backaches, headaches, accompanied by other symptoms.
These constant interruptions take a toll on our bodies and our mental states. But
if you're not getting away from it enough, it could become dangerous.“
Multitasking can cause the brain to overheat, like a car engine. "The brain needs
time to recover, not just sleeping at night , but during the day, [it needs time of
rest and recovery. It simply can't run straight out all day long at peak
The Technology addiction has been dubbed 'the new cigarette' and 'one of the
biggest non-drug addictions of the 21st century. Any type of addiction can totally
isolate its victims, ruin them economically and even turn them into criminals.
People spending too much time on computer solitaire and as a result, neglecting
meetings and staying up too late.
7. ‘Have you asked yourself 'what is it that u really want to do here?' If you don't prioritize
your work and give importance to time, you'll go in many directions at once and you
won't do anything well. You really need to be very clear about what matters most to
you, It won't happen automatically.
If you don't take your time, your time will be taken from you.
I'm not anti-technology, Some is good for you, but too much is really, really bad.