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How to break up with your phone

Author: Catherine Price
Publisher: London : Trapeze, [2019] ©2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How to Break Up With Your Phone is a smart, practical and useful plan to help you conquer your mobile phone addiction in just 30 days - and take back your life in the process. Recent studies have shown that spending extended time on our phones affects our ability to form new memories, think deeply, focus and absorb information, and the hormones triggered every time we hear our phones buzz both add to our stress  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Price
ISBN: 9781409182900 1409182908
OCLC Number: 1137375181
Notes: "The 30-day plan to take back your life"--Cover.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Originally published: New York, NY : Ten Speed Press, 2018.
Description: viii, 184 pages ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: Catherine Price.

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How to Break Up With Your Phone is a smart, practical and useful plan to help you conquer your mobile phone addiction in just 30 days - and take back your life in the process. Recent studies have shown that spending extended time on our phones affects our ability to form new memories, think deeply, focus and absorb information, and the hormones triggered every time we hear our phones buzz both add to our stress levels and are the hallmark signs of addiction. In How to Break Up with Your Phone, award-winning science journalist Catherine Price explores the effects that our constant connectivity is having on our brains, bodies, relationships, and society at large and asks, how much time do you really want to spend on your phone? Over the course of 30 days, Catherine will guide you through an easy-to-follow plan that enables you to identify your goals, priorities and bad habits, tidy your apps, prune your email, and take time away. Lastly, you will create a new, healthier relationship with your phone and establish habits and routines to ensure this new relationship sticks.

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