Author: Tanya Goodin

01 Jul
How social media gets us hooked

It’s not news that we love to talk about ourselves, but what else can explain social media addiction and its powerful pull for us? Social media is one big slot machine for the brain. And we're all hooked....

Digital detox for kids and families
22 Feb
Digital Detox for Kids: How to Help Them Unplug

Fed up with your family spending all their time on screens? Wondering what happened to meaningful conversation over dinner and having fun together? You’re not alone! 60% of UK parents think their kids spend too much time on their phone at home. But, forever banishing...

Digital Detox Resolutions for 2018
01 Jan
5 Achievable Digital Detox Resolutions for 2018

Happy New Year! We hope you had a fantastic festive period and enjoyed a #ChristmasUnplugged with us. The start of a new calendar year is the perfect time to make new plans, goals and changes to your lifestyle. While many may be thinking of getting...

29 Dec
Our Top 10 digital detox posts of 2017

2017 has been a busy year for us! Not a week has gone by without a new press article about internet addiction, social media addiction or surveys showing the growing numbers of people wanting to try a digital detox. We've focused in 2017 on building up our library of research on the effects of screen overuse....

A reflection on technology and digital detox in 2017
30 Nov
4 Things We’ve Learnt About Digital Detox and Technology in 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, we’re reflecting on some of the year’s technology news. Are we finally starting to get the digital detox message? Or are we more addicted than ever to our devices? There’s nowhere to hide in the Public Sphere Bloggers and influencers have...

Technology and childhood today
23 Nov
Children and Technology: 5 Facts You Need To Know

Think about your own childhood. Now think about that of your children or your friends' children. It's pretty different, right? It's not rocket science to recognise that technology has played a big role in this change. Today, our children are hyper-connected, digitally savvy individuals with...

10 Unbelievable Ways The iPhone Has Changed Your Life
28 Jun
10 Unbelievable Ways The iPhone Has Changed Your Life

Can you believe that ten years have passed since the first model of iPhone was released back in 2007? For better or worse, Apple gave birth to a smartphone revolution which has forever changed the way we live, work and interact every single day. It’s...

Should your kids have a phone?
18 May
Phone Addiction and Children: When should kids get phones?

Our lifestyles have changed drastically in the last ten years since the iPhone was released. And not always for the better. Technology has invaded all aspects of our lives, promoting an 'always-on' culture which prevents us from unplugging and disconnecting. Something that is crucial, above...

Internet, social media and phone addiction in teenagers
13 Apr
Are our teens addicted to screens?

Teenagers and Internet Addiction Teenagers today have grown up immersed in technology. They literally can't remember a time before any answer was only a click away on Google Search. They carry their world around in their pocket, sharing their day-to-day adventures on Snapchat and Instagram. They're...

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