Do you suffer any of the following symptoms?
As I was travelling into the city on the train one day, I was struck by the sheer number of people whose heads were down, buried in their phones (texting, talking, scrolling, searching) and no longer looking up, smiling and looking at each other’s faces or making eye contact.
It seems to me that we don’t appear to be noticing the people or the magical moments unfolding right in front of us anymore.
We’re so “networked” and “linked” online, with more “friends” than we could ever have dreamed of, and yet we seem to be lonelier and more stressed than ever.
Maybe it’s time we consciously turn off our technology in order to connect more fully?
Before you reach for your device, consider what the possible benefits of turning off your technology might be?
Next time you feel the the pangs of B.S.A kicking into high gear, consider doing the following: