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How to Beat Your Internet Cravings

January 5, 2024

Do you get angry when asked to put your phone down? What are the signs of being internet addicted and what to do about it?

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Studies show that too much time surfing online can lead to serious real-life problems. When does being online become addictive? And what can we do about it? 

 

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