“the average person checks email 74 times a day, and switches tasks on their computer 566 times a day”
- Manoush Zomorodi
“It’s not an exaggeration to describe iGen as being on the brink of the worst mental-health crisis in decades. Much of this deterioration can be traced to their phones.”
- The Atlantic Monthly
Apps that demand more screen time make us less happy
Harvard study, almost 80 years old, has proved that embracing community helps us live longer, and be happier
- Harvard Gazette
…people who have strong ties to family, friends, or coworkers have a 50 percent greater chance of outliving those with fewer social connections.
- Sanjay Gupta, MD
Social isolation is a growing epidemic — one that’s increasingly recognized as having dire physical, mental and emotional consequences. Since the 1980s, the percentage of American adults who say they’re lonely has doubled from 20 percent to 40 percent.
- New York Times
“loneliness is as bad for you as smoking 15 cigarettes a day”
- The Guardian
…loneliness is a modern-day epidemic...
- Fortune Magazine