How Our Screen Time Affects Our Happiness Levels
Whether it’s our phones, laptops, or tablets, most of us are pretty attached to our screens. But do we actually know what our screen addictions are doing to our brains and our emotions? In this TED Talk, psychologist Adam Alter explains that while there are many fulfilling uses of our screens (including apps like Happify and others that promote mindfulness, resilience, education, or connecting with family across the globe), many of us are spending too much time on apps and sites that have an adverse affect on our happiness. Learn which ones you may need to take a break from, plus a few ideas on how to turn the tables.