wikiHow to Not Get Addicted to Technology

We all face it. The addiction to technology is rising day by day. We get so involved in it that we forget that we have a life outside Facebook and our latest iPhone. To get rid of this addiction, read on.

Steps

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    Switch off your computer or any other electronic device. It might be quite difficult but you have to do it.
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    Ask your parents for help. Ask them to put some password for your mobile or block your Facebook website and to not tell you the password.
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    Divert yourself. There's a lot in the world other than technology!
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    Stop the temptation. You might just want to sneak for 5 minutes but that would drag on to become 5 hours. So, just don't let your temptation win.
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    Be strong in your will. You decided not to get addicted, now do something for it.
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    Go on walks. Go on long, peaceful walks in calming environment. Don't take that iPod with you!
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    Appreciate nature. Get acquainted with it. Like the sunrise and enjoy the sunset!
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    Hang out with friends. Go to shopping, any event but make it clear that you use no gadgets.
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    Spend time with your family. It will help you overcome your addiction.
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    Find a hobby. Do something new!
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    Concentrate on studies. It will keep your mind occupied.
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    Make a time-table. Sort out your works.
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    Limit your timings. Make it strict that you sit only for 15 minutes (or any time according your time-table).
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    Do Meditation. It helps you to clear your mind.
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    Do Yoga. It maintains your physical and mental health.
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    If you're too tired, take a nap.

Warnings

  • Addiction to technology may result in many health disorders.

Article Info

Categories: Addictions