Do you love your phone? It’s hard to imagine life without it, right? You use it for everything from watching Netflix to playing games. But there is one thing that most people don’t think about when they’re glued to their screens – how technology affects their overall wellbeing.
That’s why we’ve created this blog post on how you can be happier in 2022 by starting some simple tech habits now! Let’s get started.
The first step is to be mindful of how you’re using your technology. Are you using your phone as a security blanket? Or are you using it to connect with friends and family? If you’re using your phone to avoid interacting with people in person, try to find other ways to socialize. Join a club, go out for a walk or meet up with friends for a game night. It’ll be good for your mental health, and you never know who you might run into!
Do you find yourself scrolling through social media throughout the day? Is it to keep track of what’s going on in your friend group and news feeds? This can turn into an unhealthy habit if you’re constantly comparing yourself to others.
If that’s the case, try taking a social media break for 30 days and see how it makes you feel! You can still stay in touch with your friends on Facebook or Instagram but without the constant pings of notifications. This will allow you to focus on what matters most: improving your own wellbeing.
Are you using your phone to work? If so, try setting some ground rules for yourself. For example, only check your email twice a day or take short breaks every hour. This will help reduce stress and allow you to focus on the task at hand.
The last step is to be proactive about your technology use. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, take a step back and analyze how you’re using your devices. Are there any changes you can make to improve your overall well-being?
We hope these tips help you be happier in 2022! And don’t forget, if you ever need help or want someone to talk to, our team is here for you.