There is no doubt that this constant use has many detrimental effects, especially to children, which is another strong argument of those against technology. Overall, one could say that smartphones and by association technology is bad, because of all the negative effects that are attributed to it and the fact that it is an unnecessary device that takes away from everyday
Overworked. That’s the closest word that I could use to describe this week. I feel like this journal is going to be about me just bickering, yet there is some stuff you might want to read about. First of all, I have been sleeping three hours this week because of upcoming midterms, quizzes, and assignments due. I am sleep deprived and mentally drained and as my second year in college I have never had my life drained out of my body like a passing shadow. Yes, I know it comes in the college package, but come on – I feel like a zombie. Nonetheless, this week has been overwhelming, but at the end of the day it will be worth it. Alright, I am most definitely sure you’re wondering when I am going to start talking about what I learned this week so
On average, at highway speeds, teens drive the equivalent of 2 football fields blind-folded while looking at their phone. Unfortunately, cell phones are not always used in class for educational purposes. Only 3.26% of students never use their device for non-educational purposes. Secondly, addiction to cell phones is a considerable obstacle. 60% of teens admit addiction.
It takes one time Being the child of an addict is terrifying! You never know how and why it started. And you always wonder if it was you the one that caused it. After you find out you always wonder if he is going to go back to his old habits.
Despite how important technology is to my life, I thought that giving up my phone for three weeks would be a piece of cake. The majority of the applications I use on my phone can be found on my laptop and I thought I wasn’t that addicted to my phone in comparison to others my age. I was
“I am not a quitter... I am not a quitter.” With sweat dripping down my whole body, my foot took a monstrous step into the mud pit and displayed the results. The sun cooked my vulnerable arms while I exited the woods with my muddy feet. Following the faint noises of the crowd and my teammates, I managed to find my way out of the woods.
I am still not fully recovered and I most likely won’t ever be, there will always be that little voice inside my head. I started my journey with addiction and recovery the summer before freshman year.
When I was eleven years old, I tore my anterior cruciate ligament, more commonly known as the ACL while playing in a football game. Being only eleven years old, this was a pretty unusual injury as most ACL tears do not happen until mid to later teens. Hearing that I tore my ACL was pretty devastating. I did not know much about it, but I knew enough to know I would be out of sports for a long time. The next nine months of my life were spent with one goal in mind: getting back to sports.
Andrew, my older brother, in middle of the road he was tired to keep ride the ox for 1 month. He asked me to replace him, so he can get some sleep. But then I do not have any experience of riding ox, that cause our wagon go wrong trail. The sky was dark like almost rain, I was panic. Everyone was in poor health because digest least food. It will take the several days to get back the trail, I scare that we can’t get back in time.
This article also has stories from people live who can relate and tells you how to get and friend or a child out of addiction. How to prevent it from happening. There are many ways to cause addiction of technology. One of the number way of the cause of addiction is letting your child have as much screen time as they want. If you try to take that technology away from them they will go crazy trying to get it back.
I, Roberta Hudson stayed at Irene and Roger Grays’ home in the last two weeks of october of 2009. Everyday Roger would come home, entering through the garage with two cans of beer and drink until he fell asleep. Irene went to work at the Viking (‘09) and was very upset and in pain from a bruised side and a knot on her head caused by Roger shoving her.
I constantly stay ‘plugged into’ my recovery community in a variety of different ways. I know that it plays a huge part in my personal recovery in helping me stay clean and sober. A few of the ways I am able to stay connected are through hospitals and institutions, as well as picking up service commitments at my home group. I am a big advocate of H&I’s because they were a key component of my recovery when I was in treatment. I was tremendously inspired when I heard someone who was doing well in the outside world share their experience, strength, and hope. I believe that coming into a treatment center to share the message gives the clients that are in treatment a great amount of hope and shows them that they are very capable of staying clean
The biggest risk a cellphone poses is addiction. A FORBES article gives the statistic that 48% of teens feel and “Addiction” to their cell phone (Walton). Many scientific institutions tell that addiction can be classified as a disease and it is shocking to see that almost half of the teens have this disease. The statistic shows one way that kids have health problems because of there concerning attachment to phones. In addition to the last piece of evidence another health problem students may suffer is lack of sleep.
As a result, they do not focus on class and get bad result on their exam. Third, smartphone addiction also affect teenager’s relationship with others. Smartphone addiction can affect relationship between teenager and their parents. Teenagers are more likely to spend time with their smartphone instead with their parents. A research by Tessa (2014) found that 98.5% of the responder agree on teenager look for peer’s recognition though social media on their smartphone.
We wouldn’t even think of going to bed without have our smartphone’s tucked under our pillows. The addiction to smartphone is impacting the social and family life and creating frictions in our lives. For example, these day people spend a great deal of time using smartphone such as playing game, texting message, listening to music, watching video and surfing internet. Therefore, people isolate themselves to focus on playing with their smartphone instead of sharing time to talk to others, especially at home, during break time at work or school and even if going out to get together with friends. It is easy to see that people’s social