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how to deal with technology addiction

How To Deal with Technology Addiction Mindfully

Our society has become so dependent on the use of technology in our everyday lives that technology addiction has become a clinical term. Technology addiction differs from other process addictions in that it is socially acceptable, which makes it harder to know how to deal...

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Healthy Coping Skills: Managing Impulsivity in Teens

Increased impulsivity in teens is associated with a higher risk of substance abuse, unprotected sex, and legal problems, however it doesn’t start that way. Impulsivity refers to a tendency to act without thinking and can involve behaviors that are risky, inappropriate, or poorly thought out....

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Benefits of Mindfulness: Improving Well Being In Young People

Efforts to improve mental health can be addressed from many different angles. Research shows that practicing mindfulness has many outstanding benefits for young people. So what exactly does practicing “mindfulness” mean? It goes beyond learning skills to cope with emotional difficulty. Instead, mindfulness means learning...

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Depression in Middle School Girls: Finding Help

Children spend most of their days at school, therefore school has a profound impact on their lives. This is where they build relationships, learn about life, academics, and how to socially navigate. School is more than just reading and writing. It is the place where...