Phone addictions are on the rise and this is how you can beat yours
The Mirror and New York Times Post feature Allen Carr’s ‘Smart Phone Dumb Phone: Free Yourself from Digital Addiction’
“Do you find it impossible to sit on a train, in a bar or even watch TV without checking your phone? Do you spend hours a day gaming?
Do you worry about missing out if you don’t check social media every few minutes?
But then after so much heartache, my wife Amelia finally got pregnant and in January this year Cassady arrived.
These are all indications of digital or tech addiction, a fast-growing problem in the UK that has been linked to unprecedented levels of stress and isolation as well as sleep issues.
The Allen Carr books that have helped millions bust smoking, boozing, caffeine, stress and a host of other psychological issues are now helping people deal with that mesmerising little screen…
ARE YOU ADDICTED?
Addiction doesn’t have to be a substance, such as nicotine or alcohol. It can be based in a behaviour. And digital addiction is the new kid on the block.
Most digital users don’t even realise they are being controlled by their devices, but you may have a suspicion.
If you want to stop getting that phone out, but you can’t, or it’s extremely difficult and requires all your willpower, then you’re hooked……
From the desk of John Dicey, Global CEO & Senior Therapist, Allen Carr’s Easyway