An amazing piece of Technology

An amazing piece of Technology
  • If you time-traveled to the 1960s, or the 1980s, and tried to describe smartphones to the people you met, they wouldn’t believe you.
  • It is an all-in-one piece of tech that lets you do practically anything.
  • To people from previous generations, these would appear as Superpowers.
  • Yet in the current age, a section of people are despising smartphones and want to get rid of them.

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Smartphones are now toys

Our phones' utilitarian function has is compromised by the presence of numerous magnetic recreational functions.

We don’t play with our keys or debit cards, tape measures, calculators or dictionaries, but we do play with our smartphones because they are now 90% toy.

Make Smartphones tools again
For a Smartphone to be a tool, it has to useful and boring. It can be attractive for intentional, practical uses, but not for a reflexive diversion—a Swiss Army knife, not a carnival, in our pockets.

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  • Try research-tested compassion practices, like writing exercises.
  • Informal compassion: Be aware of the people around you, and acknowledge the interdependence with everyone.
  • Set up an intention: Find out what you want for yourself, your life, and what you have to offer the world. 
  • First-hand self-knowledge: Instead of following ready-made knowledge, find out what works for you through self-examination.
  • Get support: Find support in your peers, friends, and relatives, to help make compassion a habit.
  • Self-compassion: Stick to the practice even when it's hard and be gentle to yourself. 

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Obsessive Behaviour, Not Addiction
  • A smartphone is less of a real addiction and more of an obsessive behavior.
  • We get small 'dopamine' hits in our brains, every time we see a social media like or something that provides us with a reward.
  • We often use our smartphones as a weapon against boredom in public transport and boring tasks.

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Having this in mind, individuals turn to astrology whenever they feel overwhelmed, whether it is about personal or professional stress. In return, they expect astrology to provide them with better perspectives and positive mindset.

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