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  • Social Media & Screen Addiction – Part 1

    When delving into the definition of an addiction, words such as ‘dependence’, ‘compulsion’ and ‘fixation’ are listed as synonyms. And it’s fair to say that no good can come of any addiction. Social media addiction is yet another bad habit we’ve inherited from the advancements in modern technology, like online gaming. These days it would appear that not being on social media is more of a taboo than having multiple…

  • Social Media & Screen Addiction – Part 2

    In part one of this two-part “blog series” dealing with social media and screen addiction, I introduced the idea of social media addiction and compared it to more traditional ideas of addiction. As previously discussed, social media and screen addiction are comparable with substance addictions and other negatively impacting addictions, such as gambling and pornography.…