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7 ways to reduce smart phone addiction

We all know that now a days smart phone is must have gadget as we have lot of dependency on smart phone. In many ways smart phone has helped humans but its over usage can make us addicted of smartphone

You may have observe that you are checking your phone again and again although there is no message or notification on phone. This may irritate you many times. You might have thought that it is one bad habit in you.
But it is not just bad habit which you might suffering. There are many other people who are having same experience like you.
Recent studies and according to researchers at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research, it’s a sign of addiction and shows this phenomenon is called phantom communication experiences.This shows addition to gadgets and creates a illusion where user checks phone very frequently.
The researchers found that participants who rated higher for consciousness and emotional stability were less dependent on their phones and therefore less likely to experience phantom notifications. 

Like other addiction this addition can also overcome. 

Here I have listed 7 useful ways which I used to reduce my smartphone addiction. It gave me result in 7 days.

  1. Night time is time when we browse phone too much. Better if you leave your phone in another room. So your mind will assume that you don't want to browse anymore. I know it can be little tiring as sometime you have to go to another room if real notification arrives.
  2. During working hours or sometime of the day turn off internet. By this also mind will assume that you don't want browse phone.
  3. Define time for phone browsing and strictly follow that time. Mind will be relaxed because you have allotted time for activity.
  4. If possible logout from apps which don't give useful notification.
  5. Try engage yourself with the productive and creative activities. Once you are busy mind will not think about smartphone.
  6. For writing use notebook. Try not to write in smartphone if possible.
  7. Do not use your phone to check the time. Once you unlock phone to check the time you mind want to check all the notification or browse. Bring wall clock or wrist watch.

This points are certainly useful but 100% discipline is also required first 7 days.

I hope by these points you can overcome on smartphone addiction.

Have a happy life.

Kindly let me know your feedback


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