These days everyone and their grandma has a smartphone. Everywhere you go, you'll see someone starring at a 4 inch screen texting, watching a video, or playing a game. Usage varies from user to user, but face it, we are all guilty of pulling out our phones whenever we are bored, or just don't feel like socializing with others. Not that using your phone is a bad thing. but when does it become too much? The article states that in a study of 1,600 managers/professionals, Leslie Perlow found that 70% said that they check their phone within an hour of waking up, and 56% check their phones within an hour of going to sleep. In heath class, we learned that having a phone anywhere near you while you sleep, can affect your quality of sleep. But with all that aside, I know that I probably couldn't go a few days without my phone, I also know that most of the people in my health class couldn't either; judging by how many of them chose their phone for one of the ten things on the All about me project we had to do in the beginning of the semester. So that brings up some questions:
- Are you addicted to your smartphone?
- Do you think being addicted to your phone is that big of a deal?
- can you admit that you have a problem?