Electronics have become a part of our everyday lives, whether we use it for business or simply for pleasure. And although the benefits of having electronics are indisputable, time drunkenness with electronics can become a real issue, making us feel disconnected from the rest of the world, neglecting our lives and obligations and, ultimately, leading us towards what so many are afraid to admit technology addiction in one form or another.

Do you sometimes feel like you have been sitting behind the keyboard for 10 minutes when, in reality, an hour has gone by? Well, you might be experiencing time drunkenness with electronic media.

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Time Drunkenness With Electronics

It is crucial to recognize this issue on time. Keep on reading to find out what are the 10 most common symptoms of time drunkenness with electronics.

  1. We constantly spend more time than we plan in front of the screen, whether it be our computer or phone.
  2. Often, we feel like we don’t have enough time for more important things in our lives. This leads to putting off doing our chores, taking care of ourselves, and taking care of business, while at the same time still finding time for our electronics.
  3. Some might simply “graze” on their electronics throughout the day, while others may spend hours looking at it in one sitting.
  4. Although we may plan to use electronics to improve our businesses and goals, we often end up getting distracted by it. What’s even worse, we eventually end up having even less time to focus on these things.
  5. Turning to the online world instead of our friends and other people in order to feel connected and end up feeling even more isolated and lonely than we were.
  6. The tendency to neglect healthy intellectual stimulation being that our minds are so focused on passive media consumption.
  7. Our creative ventures become held up when we focus on our electronics as our creativity, overall, becomes more repressed.
  8. We may feel like looking at our electronics is the only way in which we can “relax” and “unwind”. Furthermore, many of us may see it as our main source of fun and recreation.
  9. We can even become disconnected from our bodies. Neglecting our health or failing to meet our body’s essential needs for rest, sleep, eating healthy, exercise, etc.
  10. Finally, we can become disconnected from the natural world and, eventually, our desire to completely enjoy life with all of our senses.

Do you have any of the symptoms of time drunkenness with electronics? Let us know in the comments below!