The integration of computing and communication devices such as PC's, tablets and smartphones. combine with compulsive, yet often impersonal connectedness, constant posts and updates, multi-tasking and the pressure to respond to work related issues in continual and intrusive real-time.
Symptoms Present As:
- Cognitive overload, with depleted focus on sustained thinking and creative analysis.
- Anxiety presenting as irritable, headaches, mental fatigue, depression, nightmares, panic attacks, feels of helplessness, and error in judgment.
Wow that was a lot of information.. so what can we do to detox our selves. First grounding and connecting with natural world, apart from the electronic technology, purifies the psyche and is akin to hitting the reset button on Stress. Whether short periods of time or visiting a tech detox retreat or vacation resort, tech detox relieves stress, clears the mind and promotes restoration, joyful health and well-being.
So if you have a chance during lunch break or get outside if you can walk around under the tree's deep breath to get some natural oxygen into your lungs, clear your mind for a moment will do you a lot of good health wise because clear thinking makes happier work day. I recommend 1 hour of downtime each day, 1 day per week and 1 week every 3-4 months to focus on the 3 R's the rejuvenate and restore.
Relaxation, Recreation and Relationships let's Re-set that Button.