Akinwumi Michael, a renowned expert on technology addiction and Director of Maocular Tech Expert, was recently interviewed by Punch Newspaper to share his insights on overcoming gadget addiction. The interview, anchored by Janet Ogundepo, focused on “Seven ways to overcome gadget addiction” and was featured in the Saturday 03/Nov/2023 edition.
During the interview, Michael highlighted the growing problem of gadget addiction and its adverse effects on our physical and mental health, relationships, and productivity. He stressed that gadget addiction can affect people of all ages and backgrounds and that taking proactive steps to overcome it is essential.
Michael shared seven effective strategies to help individuals overcome gadget addiction, including setting clear boundaries for gadget use, limiting screen time, engaging in alternative activities, practicing mindfulness, seeking support, disconnecting, and setting goals. He explained that these strategies can help individuals take control of their gadget use and improve their overall well-being.
Michael notes that it’s easy to become addicted to gadgets in today’s technology-driven world. However, with the right strategies and support, breaking free from this addiction and achieving a healthier relationship with technology is possible.
If you’re struggling with gadget addiction or know someone who is, we encourage you to read Akinwumi Michael’s interview in the Saturday 03/Nov/2023 edition of Punch Newspaper. By implementing his recommended strategies, you can take the first step towards overcoming gadget addiction and improving your overall well-being.