Are You Addicted to Distraction?

young cell phone addict man awake at night in bed using smartphoneThis digital age is full of wonder. Each day we see some new miracle of technology that inspires awe. Breakthroughs in biotech, medicine, and communications have changed (or even extended) how we live.

But there’s a downside to the electronic flood we’re wading in. We’ve become addicted to the technology. The input, the dopamine release, the anticipation of the next “buzz.”

In this opinion piece from the New York Times, Tony Schwartz shares his own experience with tech addiction and how he’s found some measure of balance in his life. Maybe it will be an inspiration to the rest of us.

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