Usually, I tell you how to Crush Your Cravings for addictive candies, cookies, chips or other sugary, salty, fatty foods. But this Cravings-Crushing Monday, I’m going to discuss the invisible addiction that people rarely discuss.
- You’re one of millions, who check their smartphones 150 times a day.
- You feel — as do 46 percent of smartphone users — that you just can’t live without your device.
- You’re addicted to your cell phone.
For those of you who feel hooked to your cell phone, it will transform your life if you “feel the power of saying ‘no’ to that addictive, reptilian self,” explained Dr. Nancy Colier recently, when I interviewed her on my Gab with the Gurus podast.
Millions of us are “twired” — both wired and tired, explained Dr. Colier, a psychotherapist and author of The Power of Off: The Mindful Way to Stay Sane in a Virtual World.