Screen time has become a dirty phrase, but it doesn’t have to be this way… There easy and effective ways to regulate your and your children’s screen time. How much screen time is too much? Unless you’re planning on joining an Amish community, recreating Robinson Crusoe or otherwise totally disconnecting from the 21st century, having […]
The concept of gaming addiction is just now beginning to enter mainstream consciousness. Yet, for the millions who experience it daily, the struggle has always been very real. Understanding gaming addiction Before you can overcome an addiction or unhealthy pattern of behaviour, it’s crucial that you first acknowledge what you’re up against and learn to […]
We’ve all heard a lot about tech addiction, dopamine and how our devices are out to get us. So, what does the science say and what can we do about it? Tech addiction and it’s effects on our mental and physical health is a topic that gets hotter by the day. We constantly hear rumblings […]
Proven methods for overcoming your impulses and treating a gambling disorder.
We all know that technology is a double edged sword. Luckily, it’s possible to benefit from the pros while avoiding the cons. Here’s how… Sure, we’ve all heard the phrase plenty of times, mostly coming out of a friend who had too much to drink at a very average party. In this context, and most […]
Insight from leading professionals on how to better protect your time.
Of all the health risks we face in the 21st century, one of the least talked about is our increasingly sedentary lifestyle. Here is why we need to move more. Sedentary isn’t a word you hear thrown around a lot, which is rather ironic when you consider how much time we spend this way. It’s […]
Are you struggling with a gaming addiction? If so, you’re certainly not alone. These days, millions upon millions of people spend way too much time lost in games. Virtual worlds created by game designers at every level of sophistication. Yes, hooked on artificial lives in everything from World of Warcraft to Candy Crush…. And the […]
In order to let go of an addiction – whether it be to food, screens, alcohol, etc. – there’s nothing that compares to a strong support community. Because what is the opposite of community (supportive relationships)? Isolation. And what is the perfect environment for bingeing, indulging, and losing ourselves to unhealthy habits? Isolation. An alcoholic […]
It’s important to be aware of local, national, and world events – but at what cost? How many hours do you give away to staying up-to-date with the news? What’s the healthy boundary and what are healthy alternatives to news addiction? Because let’s face it, there are a lot of terrible things going on in […]