About

About

I have been involved in digital technology education since 1995. During those years I have seen some incredibly positive digital technology developments introduced to the classroom. But, as with every upside there is also a downside and the increased use of technology has been blamed for some pretty nasty mental health issues all linked to something called ‘internet addiction’.

The term internet addiction has been around since the 1990’s and was first used by Dr. Kimberley Young. Despite the term being around for over 20 years, many people still have little understanding of what digital addiction is, what the symptoms are, how it impacts on a persons life or those around them.

Some countries have become so concerned about the impact excessive internet use can have on our mental health they have registered digital addiction as a mental illness. One of the first countries to do this was China.

Breaking the hold digital devices have on lives is will require change and change is never easy. But with little perseverance and knowledge we can make small changes to our lives one step at a time to gradually lessen the impact of digital technology.

That is essentially what Digital Wellness Hub is all about, learning to create a little digital free breathing space in your life.

Take a little digital breather…. You’ll enjoy it!

Nic

Regular contributor to www.selfgrowth.com.

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Please note that all research is conducted by myself. All opinions expressed on this site are my own and do not represent the views of any employer past or present.

Information posted regarding symptoms and treatments is for information purposes and should not be viewed as medical advice. You should always seek medical advice from from a suitable qualified medical professionals before commencing any treatment.