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How to put an end to your Smartphone Addiction
Health, Lifestyle

How to put an end to your Smartphone Addiction

Technology is advancing at an alarming rate and it's not always for the right reasons. The compulsion to bring out your smartphone to check your notifications or social media feeds is stronger than ever before.Just look around you. It doesn't matter if you're at a restaurant or out on a walk.People everywhere are glued to their screens. The average person checks their phone 80 times a day and has a screen time of almost 6 hours.But why does this happen?Each time you check your phone, you enter a virtual world where notifications trigger the release of dopamine. This attaches to receptors in your brain to give you the feeling of pleasure.And if you're unable to check your phone, stress hormones such as cortisol are released. Simply put, the most significant develo...