Tech Addiction

Phone addiction podcast: It's Complicated
19 Feb
A digital detox podcast to help tackle your phone addiction

Our new podcast launched last week on Valentine's Day. 'It's Complicated' has as it's mission to help you untangle your relationship with your phone. Through conversations with leading lights in the worlds of culture, the arts, sport, media and business we're aiming to get to the...

digital addiction
19 Jan
Teens, are you addicted to or embracing technology?

There's a lot of hate on Millennials and Gen Z about our excessive use of screens. Parents, teachers, and the press all seem to be focusing on it. Everywhere commentators are constantly bringing up our enthusiastic use of Snapchat and Instagram DMs as evidence of our over-reliance on...

10 Aug
Digital Detox in the News

Digital detox has really hit the headlines in the UK right now. Here’s our round-up of the latest stories on tech addiction and the logging-off movement....

comparison culture
31 Jul
The Curse of Comparison Culture

Social media has in many ways given us a window into one another’s lives. But the truth is that in our comparison culture everyone goes to town on their own window dressing....

tech burnout
17 Jul
How I Won My Battle With Tech Burnout

I’d worked with tech all my career and suddenly I found myself experiencing tech burnout. These are the steps I took to bring myself back from the brink....

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....

What is nomophobia
18 Jun
What is Nomophobia?

If you find yourself patting your pocket anxiously throughout your day to check you still have your phone, or explode with rage or stress when you can't find it then you might just be suffering from nomophobia. Never heard of it? You will do....