Social Media Addiction

Hell Is A 48-Hour Digital Detox

Afiya Francisco | Posted 02.24.2017 | Canada Living
Afiya Francisco

The death of my phone as the catalyst to the death of my attachment to the internet and social media. That the loss of my phone is the best thing to happen, ultimately allowing me to emerge not only spiritually superior but with a life philosophy on the art of a tech free lifestyle. Sadly this isn't such a tale.

Facebook May Be To Blame For Your Insomnia

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 02.05.2016 | Canada Living

Too much time Facebook stalking means not enough time sleeping.

A Dietitian's 10 Tips To Using Social Media For Health

Christy Brissette, MSc, RD | Posted 12.17.2016 | Canada Living
Christy Brissette, MSc, RD

Focus on what your body can do, not how it looks. Why not post what you're doing for your health or what brings you joy rather than how you look? Talk about health rather than size.

Is Social Media Making You Soulless?

Natasha Koifman | Posted 07.24.2016 | Canada Living
Natasha Koifman

We don't need an official study to tell us that digital media affects our relationships, although there are many. When we're online 24/7, it's pretty clear that it's going to influence our offline lives too. Digital media is creating a huge disconnect between us that's not going away.

Digital Addiction Is Very Real

CBC | Posted 03.01.2015 | Canada Living

There's a reason some call their smartphones 'CrackBerry.' The Richmond Addiction Services, in B.C., has been helping young people overcome their d...

Are You Turning Your Child Into a Social Media Monster?

Samantha Kemp-Jackson | Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada Living
Samantha Kemp-Jackson

While older folks may not have started society's social media obsession, we may, surprisingly, be the ones who are unwittingly facilitating our kids' dependence on it through our own actions and examples. To this end, we should take a long hard look at our social media behaviour.

Get Off the Grid This Labour Day Weekend

Jonathan Duke | Posted 11.02.2011 | Canada
Jonathan Duke

By replying to that email, text,Tweet or wall post, we're missing out on real conversations with people in the same room as us. And worse -- we're saying 'I'm more important than you.' This Labour Day weekend, turn off that phone.