Sometimes a painful divorce leads to a happier marriage. How so? Divorce your Smartphone and reacquaint yourself with the person you married. Or reacquaint yourself with your child, your parent, your friend, your life.
58% of men and 47% of women suffer from "nomophobia": fear of being without mobile phone contact, according to a study in the UK.
When you're in a public place and you look around you, an eerie quiet prevails amongst the crowd. Spouses, friends, parents, children don't seem to have anything to say to each another. They don't need to. Their Smartphone seems to supply them all the social interaction they need.
When the day comes that they look back on their lives and wonder how they could have squandered opportunities for meaningful relationships in favor of a small silicone machine, how is that going to feel?
Turn off Your Phone, Turn on Your Life is a ground-breaking guide that:
- Dispels myths about the Smartphone, such as that it is absolutely essential for business - Details over 40 strategies and tips to help you minimize Smartphone use and regain control of your life - Provides advice for the person who has to deal with someone else’s Smartphone overuse - Revisits the benefits of in-person friendships as opposed to cyber-friendships.
Don't wait until some unknown time in the future when you plan to "tone it down" on the Smartphone obsession. It might not ever happen. Turn things around right now. Turn off your phone, and turn on your life.