Conscious Connection Magazine
DIGITAL DETOX: 6 KEYS TO LIVING IN BALANCE WITH TECHNOLOGY
"Awareness and mindfulness are your superpowers when it comes to staying away from addiction. Dr. Ofir Turell, a research scientist’s latest study, showed that just like with other addictions, people who showed symptoms of social media addiction had less grey matter in their brains. However, unlike other addictions, where the control center of the brain has been compromised, the control centers of those who were addicted to social media were completely intact. This means that they had the power to control their social media use. How? Dr. Turel said they just needed to find some internal motivation or desire that made them feel better than scrolling their feeds, allowing them to be mindful of their obsession and refocus their energy. "