You can stay connected with your teen by exploring about what is important to them about this huge part of their lives rather than turning off to it.
Look at your friend’s face when they’re talking to you. Watch the way their eyes brighten and how they smile, when they talk about something they care about.
We outgrow places, and we move on, in more ways than one.
Are you overzealous with your phone usage, like so many others in the world?
Lately everything has come down to this, for me at least, looking at random strangers, envying them, feeling bad about my own life and ending up depressed.
I can’t express how nice it is to hear some news and be genuinely surprised, or excited, by it, rather than replying with, ‘yeah, I saw that on Facebook.’
If you have a mobile phone, please look out for the following symptoms to determine whether your device is responsible for the destruction of: quality of life, relationships, human interaction or other.
If you don’t respond in a timely fashion, people will actually start to think something’s wrong and reach out to you AGAIN, adding to the intimidating backlog of messages lingering in the never-ending digital hellhole that is your smartphone.
Major app updates are released every so often to these key social media empires to make them even better, and in a way, we slowly lose communication with those who matter most.
I won’t be able to analyze everyone’s Instagrams and silently scream about how much better everyone’s life looks compared to mine. Like, how are people my age gallivanting around on yachts? ALSO, IT’S A TUESDAY.