ARTICLES

09 Apr
Banning mobile phones in school can improve academic performance

For the last year we have all been working and studying from home. Our children have been learning exclusively online. Whilst the evidence has been mounting, we have not had time to examine the theory that banning phones improves academics because we simply did not...

handwriting
06 Apr
We Remember More by Writing on Paper than on Mobile Devices

Neuroscientists at the University of Tokyo have found that writing on paper helps our brains to remember information better than taking notes on a tablet or smartphone does. The team of researchers asked 48 students to copy down a schedule given to them, with equal numbers...

02 Apr
How to Get Back On Track When You’re Struggling with Screentime

After a tough year stuck at home and living exclusively through our devices it is no wonder that many of us are struggling with screentime. In a Washington Post profile, people from all walks of life examined their screentime as it had increased during the...

26 Mar
The Growing Problem with Digital Burnout

Most of us will know someone who has dealt with burnout (maybe even digital burnout). Perhaps we saw them struggle with the physical and emotional toll of it, or perhaps we have hear about it second hand. Either way many of us will now think...

digital addiction
23 Mar
5 Ways to Deal with Digital Addiction

Are suffering from digital addiction? Here are 5 tips to help you re-examine your relationship with tech and break free from its grip....

19 Mar
Protecting our Digital Wellbeing as we Re-emerge from Lockdown

We have been in lockdown for over a year. Let that sink in. After months of talking about the 'new normal' we have all gotten used to it, settled into new routines, and developed new (hopefully healthier) relationships with our screens. It is no wonder that...

digital detox tips: ask why
12 Mar
8 Practical Digital Detox Tips

Check your habits and start cutting screen time down now. Here are some practical digital detox tips to help you on your journey....

05 Mar
4 Ways to Stop Social Media Ruining Your Relationship

As our lives become more and more digitised, especially during this pandemic, social media has made it even harder for us to maintain our relationships. 50% of people have even reported that social media has had a significant negative impact on their relationship. From phubbing...