A mindfulness expert gives tips on how to stop your addiction in its tracks.
by Shirley Archer, JD, MA
How often do you find yourself checking your smartphone in a day? Recent surveys show that the average person checks his phone 150 times a day, and mindfulness may be a key to turning this trend around.
Diana Winston, director of mindfulness education at the Mindful Awareness Research Center at the University of California, Los Angeles, and other experts offer the following tips on www.addiction.com to alleviate digital distraction:
To learn more about this topic and get tips on how mind-body movement can help, read “Digital Distraction: Is Technology Supporting or Threatening Our Well-Being?” in the June 2013 issue of IDEA Fitness Journal. To monitor how often you check your smartphone daily, use the free app Checky, www.checkyapp.com.
IDEA Fitness Journal, Volume 12, Issue 6
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