The most frustrating thing about a phone addiction is that unlike actual substance abuse, the solution is not to stop using it completely. Instead, we have to find ways to use this technology responsibly, fighting apps overtly designed to steal our time.
Taking on a big task is like playing an arcade game: it requires all of your focus. As soon as you pause the game and walk away, your chances of earning a high score all but disappear.
According to local news reports, an area man stopped checking Twitter for a few minutes yesterday and promptly died because he wasn’t up to date on the haps. Except that didn’t happen. It never happens. So don’t worry like it does.