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Are Your Kids Addicted to Technology?
Posted By Susan Stiffelman On January 13, 2014 @ 5:43 pm In Family Health, Health & Wellness, Personal Growth, Relationships | 2 Comments
Once my sons are on the computer or playing video games, I can’t get them to come to dinner or practice piano. They say they aren’t hungry, or that they have to use the computer to do their homework. What can I do?
Tech’s Taken Over
I often equate the adrenalin rush and enjoyment of video games (or their close cousins, the computer and Internet) to a heroin drip. Dramatic, I know. But despite the many wonderful things that technology has given us, there are addictive elements to it that are causing profound disconnection in families. Here’s my advice:
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 Image: http://blog.gaiam.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/boy-and-computer.jpg
 addictive elements : http://blog.gaiam.com/are-we-addicted-to-technology/
 the solution begins with you: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jan-cloninger-and-rosemary-strembicki-lcsw/how-is-technology-affecting-your-family_b_3915849.html
 take steps to unplug: http://life.gaiam.com/article/virtual-om-how-balance-technology-inner-peace
 “unplugged” night : http://life.gaiam.com/article/ultimate-wi-fi-how-connect-beyond-technology
 promote family activities: http://www.gaiam.com/yoga-dvds/rodney-yee-family-yoga/05-54148.html?extcmp=life_prod
 YogaKids 1 for Ages 3-6 DVD: http://www.gaiam.com/yoga-dvds/yoga-kids/90-0072.html?extcmp=life_prod
 Yoga for Beginners Kit: http://www.gaiam.com/yoga-for-beginners-kit/05-53724.html?extcmp=life_prod
 Power Yoga Kit: http://www.gaiam.com/power-yoga-kit/95-9308.html?extcmp=life_prod
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