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Cell phone health often focused phones are known to mess with your sleep quality, but if you want to improve your relationship, it’s best to keep it  that electromagnetic radiation – emitting technology out of the bedrooms on radiation and its potential impact on the brain and other organs, the link between cell phones and serious diseases.

phubbing is to choose technology, specifically your smartphone, over human interaction. Or, think of it this way: phone + snubbing = phubbing. snubbing someone in favor of your mobile phone. Phubbing is “the practice of ignoring one’s companion or companions in order to pay attention to one’s phone or other mobile devices.”

What causes phubbing are addictions to Smartphone phone, Texting, Social media and Internet addictions, Fear of missing out and Lack self – control, a funny sounding word for something that is actually pretty serious.it negatively impacts relationship satisfaction and overall life satisfaction.

Phubbing may seem like no big deal and just part of life in a modern world, it’s actually something we really should be thinking – the harmful effects of this relatively new bad habit.

Phubbing is:

General Relationship Killer, the damage can be ongoing or even permanent.
Harms Romantic Partnerships negative impact on relationship satisfaction can degrade life satisfaction and trigger signs of depression.

Damages Mental Health threatened four fundamental human needs: Belongingness, Self-esteem, Meaningful existence, Control.

Negative Impacts on Physical, Mental and Social Health in Youth – “significantly related to depression and distress.”

Loneliness The invention of text messaging and social media comes a time when research shows we’re feeling more socially isolated and alone than ever. Researchers believe it’s responsible for more deaths than obesity.

Signs you’re a phubber:

1. Looking at your phone while someone is talking to you

2. Taking out a phone in social settings

3. Never allowing your phone to be out of your sight

4. Constantly checking a cell phone

5. Using a cell phone or other technology in bed

Can’t any area of your home be phone – free?

Nomophobia is the fear of being without your smartphone, or more simply smartphone addiction, and it’s a “first world problem” that’s showing no signs of slowing down, regardless of age.

Are you answering work emails before rubbing the sleep from your eyes? Does a low battery icon leave you quivering in fear? And while it might sound silly — can you really be addicted to a handheld device?

Nomophobia Damage:

Even for those of us who don’t text and drive, nomophobia has serious consequences.

1. You’re wasting time

While many of us are convinced that multitasking allows us to get more done, the answer is multitasking doesn’t work. Not only are our brains not equipped to handle two dissimilar tasks at once, but trying to accomplish several things at once ends up wasting more time than saving any.

2. You’re more anxious Not having your phone around can increase anxiety.

3. You’re not sleeping as well-Smartphones also emit a “blue” light, signaling to our brain that it’s time to wake up. Blue lights suppress melatonin, the hormone that dictates our sleep rhythms. Yes, the struggle to sleep with your phone is real.

4. Your kids are picking up your naughty habits – learning that always being connected is normal — and missing out on the importance of human – to – human interaction.

Signs You’re Addicted to Your Smartphone:

Sure, some people with no self – control might be addicted to their smartphones but not me!. Check this.

You reach for your smartphone upon waking up and right before bed.

It’s not uncommon for you to catch up on emails or the latest in the news while you’re eating.
When your phone is out of reach, low on battery or (gasp) completely turned off, you feel anxious or stressed out.

Being out of cell phone signal makes you feel like you might be missing something.
You live for that next Instagrammable moment.

When you hear that familiar text sound, you perk up.

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