27 Jul '11, 5pm

Take a break and get outside today! For Some Going Offline is Worse Than Giving Up Booze and Cigarettes

Take a break and get outside today! For Some Going Offline is Worse Than Giving Up Booze and Cigarettes

For Some Going ‘Offline’ is Worse Than Giving Up Booze and Cigarettes If you’ve ever been around someone trying to quit smoking or drinking you know it can be a rollercoaster of emotions. And if you've ever had to face an addiction, you know how incredibly difficult it can be. But what if going ‘offline’ created the same misery? According to a study reported on the Daily Mail , this is exactly the case. In fact, 53 percent of people feel upset and 40 percent of people feel lonely when deprived of the internet. The study included 1,000 participants who were asked to give up technology for a period of 24 hours and then quizzed on their feelings. Are You Spending More Time With Your Laptop Than Your Friends? “Online and digital technology is increasingly pervasive, influencing our friendships, the way we communicate, the fabric of our family life, our work lives, our buying h...

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