Tech Balance

Did you know that the average American teenager processes 3700 text messages a month?

News Clip: MSN

Maybe it’s time to put down the phone and actually talk to someone. You know, face to face. Everyone will think you’re being retro. Maybe you can start a trend.

As this is a newer issue, resources are limited and I’ll be updating as I come across anything new.

Information:

Huffington Post: Why we all need to set a bedtime

Get your parents (and the other adults in your life) some help with their technology skills.

Google’s Teach Parents Tech

Support:

Time Management

For Mac users:   Self Control App

PC users: Rescue Time

Advocacy:

This is a newer area with a great need for more involvement! If you and your friends have come up with anything, let me know!

Real Life:

Social interaction. Watch this video, share it with your friends, then go outside and play…

Gaming:

Great site created by gamers to help spread the message of balance and a healthy lifestyle.

Gamer Fit Nation

For the extreme gamer in your life:

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Meditation Resources

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What is Technology Balance?

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Procrastination

Procrastination is a crime, it only leads to sorrow. I can stop it anytime, I think I will tomorrow… I learned that little jingle back