"Man has become a tool of his tools."

- Henry  David Thoreau, 1817-1862


On this site we explore the impact that screens - mobile phones in particular - have on us. We study the line between benefit and addiction. We guard that line with our lives so that we can truly live.

Prevent Nomophobia

Eight effective ways to prevent Nomophobia or treat it

Before we try to prevent Nomophobia, let's understand it. The term NoMophobia was coined in 2008, in the wake of a study commissioned to research the link between mobile phone

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How to reduce social media use

How to reduce social media use – 12 simple proven steps

The world is hooked on to social media : the average person spends about 145 minutes on social media every day. Cumulatively, social media users the world over spend a

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How much screen time is healthy for a teenager

How much screen time is healthy for a teenager?

Regular Covid work-from-home day. I went to my 16-year-old son’s room to check on him during school hours. On my way I peeked into his 15-year-old sister’s room too. She

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How much is too much screen time for kids

How much is too much screen time for kids & preteens

How much is too much screen time for kids? Consider this daily schedule for a 9-year old.8 AM: Classes begin10:30 AM: Break11 - 1:30 PM: Classes again2 - 4:30 PM:

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addictive smartphone addictive

Who makes our smartphone addictive? And why?

Is your smartphone addictive? A recent study by Vivo in eight Indian cities proves this. 84% smartphone users check their phones within 15 minutes of waking up. 46% people pick

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How much screen time is healthy for eyes

How much screen time is healthy for eyes?

"Technology… is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other." C.P. Snow, New York Times, March 15,

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