Technology increases stress

Countless mails, messages, posts. Today, we spend most of our day connected to the internet and stuck in any kind of electronic devices. Social media and direct communication with anyone at any time of the day have turned into an internet obsession. Although these devices were intended to help our communication, especially on the go, finally proved a heavy burden.

Stress increase by technology

Stress increase by technology

Indeed, 65% of participants in a British survey said they would like to disable these devices. Also, according to the same survey, 30% of participants feel more anxious since they discovered smartphones. In the present study were included 15 adults under 40 years old, who spent a week with their favorite digital devices, making ordinary use of them and one week without them, and recorded their stress levels.

Stress increase by technology

Stress increase by technology

The entire group recorded significantly higher stress levels in the first week, and the majority said that they were more relaxed and cheerful at the end of the second week. We like to think that the digital era has made ​​our lives easier, but as research shows, digital life has its price, as was said by the business research Frances Booth.

By Nicole P.

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