Cell Phone Users: Pledge to put it down

Cell Phone Users: Pledge to put it down

 Kay Van Wey, a Texas super lawyer, board certified personal injury trial lawyer, and head of Van Wey Law firm has vowed to put an end to the epidemic of texting and driving. Her website, Justputitdown.com asks users to make a pledge to change their cell phone...
Lying as a Means of Escaping Conflict

Lying as a Means of Escaping Conflict

by Cosette Dawna Rae, MSW, LSWAIC As a professional, one of the most common behaviors I see in young adults with problematic technology use is “escapism.” It seems the experiencing of negative emotions is so uncomfortable to clients, that they frequently...

Tiger Moms and Digital Media

Tiger Moms and Digital Media by Dr. Hilarie Cash, Ph.D. The new book by Amy Chua, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mom, is creating quite a stir. It has gotten many people talking and thinking about how we parent. So, in this heightened atmosphere of parenting concerns, I’ve...

Stay Focused Productivity Tool

Transfusion Media Releases New Tool StayFocusd increases your productivity by limiting the amount of time per day that you can spend browsing time-wasting websites. For users having trouble managing the amount of time they stay online, now there’s a product that...

Do Nothing for Two Minutes

Looking to take a digital media break? Do Nothing for 2 Minutes encourages users to stop their media use for a full 2 minutes by not touching the keyboard and taking a mindful break. As a reward, users experience a sense of calm while viewing and listening to the...

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