Managing Stress Caused by Technology

Do you constantly check your emails, texts or social media accounts? If so, you (like 43 percent of Americans) may be causing yourself unneeded screen stress. Additionally, according to a survey by the American Psychological Association, nearly one-fifth of Americans identify the use of technology as a source of stress. Adding to that, more than […]

Screen Stress Series Part 3

Screen Stress Series:: Unwired Part 3 of 3 Confusion We only get one brain and one spine. Together these make up the Central Nervous System (CNS). Our lifestyle reshapes both. An overstimulated right or left brain leads to dysregulation (confusion), which leads to the maladaptive behaviors (confusion) we develop to compensate with the screen gaze […]

Screen Stress Series Part 2

Screen Stress Series:: Unwired Part 2 of 3 Physical Reactions to Screen Stress I got to thinking about screen stress when I was at a 2-day conference event in Pasadena, CA. It was when I sat behind 3 screens: the big screen in front, my laptop, and my smartphone. I noticed my respiration (shorter breaths), […]

Screen Stress Series :: Unwired Part 1

Screen Stress: Part 1 of 3 In this 3 part series, we will explore the effects of screen stress on the body and mind. We’ll discuss ways to avoid behavioral addictions associated to screen stress. And, we’ll evaluate ways to maintain a healthy gaze. Technology has its place and purpose, and when used properly, can […]