Unplug: 10 Tips to Curb your iPhone Addiction

 Your fifth limb. 

Your fifth limb. 

We millennials treat our iPhones like our fifth limb. Not only can’t we live without them, we can’t even conceptualize how anyone ever functioned sans smartphone! Our phones have become all our tools rolled up in one: our alarm clocks, our maps, our social calendars, our cameras, our encyclopedias, our travel agents — basically, our portals to experiencing the world around us. We use them everywhere, from meetings to restaurants to even bathrooms (sad but true), and we act like we need them all the time. Face it: we’re all iPhone addicts.

And yet, the truth is that we don’t actually need our phones all the time. Our constant phone usage is beginning to taking a toll on our health and wellbeing — as researchers are just beginning to understand.

For my top ten tips to curb your iphone addiction and regain control of your life, follow this link to my Medium blog post. Let me know how it goes at hello@renastaubfisher.com.