On average humans in the first world spend 3 hours a day in front of the television.
To put this in perspective, if you watched this amount of TV daily and lived to the ripe old age of 75 you would have spent 9 years of your life in front of a television.
Take a moment to let […]
Call me old school but sometimes I like to get away from my computer screen and work with a pencil or a pen and some paper.
In fact, I think humans create some of their best ideas when they work in this way as opposed to working within the rigid confines of a word document on a computer.
When I was studying at […]
It should come as no surprise that ‘Facebook’ is the number 1 search term on the Internet.
Now don’t get me wrong, I quite like Facebook. I use Facebook like 1 billion other people on the planet. I’d probably go on Facebook everyday but I have limits (e.g. I’m not one to share what I had for dinner or breakfast). […]
Do you find it hard to get away from the computer?
Have you ever found yourself in a trance like state wasting hours browsing meaningless websites?
If so, you experienced being “screen sucked”.
The term “screensucking” was created by medical doctor and author of the book “CrazyBusy”, Edward Hallowell. He defines screensucking as –
“Wasting time engaging with any screen – for […]