11 Reasons to Stop Looking at Your Phone

shutterstock

In today’s world it’s important to have a smart phone, the device that has revolutionized communication in the 21st century. The mobile devices provide immediate access for help, navigation systems if you get lost, and apps for just about everything. However, there are numerous reasons to put your cell phone down.

A recent Pew Internet Research poll indicates that 64 percent of adults in the U.S. and almost 25 percent of the world population owns a smartphone, and the numbers are increasing every day.

According to the Pew Research Center, 72% of teenagers text regularly, and one in three sends more than 100 texts per day.

Your smart phone should be used when necessary. When the act of using it becomes too frequent you may be at risk for numerous health issues.

Cell phones have been shown to have negative effects on stress levels because of constant ringing, reminders, alerts, etc. They have also been proven to put people at risk for illness, due to constant touching and spreading of bacteria.

 

11 Reasons to Stop Looking at Your Phone

 

More Readings

Surprising Ways Technology Has Changed Relationships

16 Everyday Habits That Are Aging You

The Top 20 Secrets From People Who Never Get Sick

Rating: 

No votes yet

Let's Be Friends. Follow The Active Times on Facebook!