When life isn’t going well, we find ways to escape.
One easy escape is video gaming.
A deputy principal recently told me that during COVID-19 lockdown many of his ATAR students developed an addiction to playing massive online multiplayer games. These students had lost all motivation to study.
These addictive games have […]
Your phone is like a bag of artificially flavoured cheesy corn chips.
Have you ever opened up a bag of corn chips and noticed you couldn’t stop eating them?
This is no accident.
It’s not that you’re overindulgent or have a weakness for corn chips.
Food scientists work hard at figuring out […]
Are you in control of technology? Or is technology in control of you?
Let’s do a quick check in:
• Is there a smartphone in your pocket?
• Music in your ears?
• Do you have two, three or 20 browser tabs open with articles you plan to read?
• Have you received […]
The average person spends 16 minutes on Facebook every time they login.
The Yellow Social Media Report 2018 states:
Multiplying average time spent by average usage occasions indicates that the typical user is spending almost 10 hours a week on Facebook.
10 hours a week!
Do that for an entire year? That’s 520 hours (nearly 22 days) of your life.
Now stop and ask yourself this question:
Is this time well spent?
As a new years resolution, I decided […]