Smartphones do not cause depression. We are our own culprits.

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Smart phones are crippling us. I agree.
Depression and suicide rates are on the rise, especially teenaged girls. I agree.
Social media highlights our loneliness. I agree.

Compelling statistics in Jean Twenge’s article in The Atlantic, questioning whether smartphones have destroyed a generation. The detrimental link between the use of devices and our physical & mental health is clear.

But I do not agree that the culprits are our smartphones.
It is not about setting boundaries or limiting time on phone
It is not even about telling our children (and ourselves) to not go on to social media. Keep Reading…

about Noch Noch

Enoch Li, (pen name: Noch Noch) is born and raised in Hong Kong and Australia. She has also studied / worked / lived in the US, France, UK, Japan, The Netherlands, China, and has travelled to more than 40 countries. She loves travelling and her curiosity in foreign cultures and languages has led her to enjoy her life as an international executive in the banking & finance industry. However, she was forced to take time off work in 2010 due to her illnesses and after spending time in recovery, cooking, practising Chinese calligraphy, reading and writing – in short, learning to take care of herself and letting out the residual work stress, she has transitioned into a Play Consultant for corporates interested in creative change management and employee well-being using the psychology of playfulness.