Saturday, August 15, 2015

65. Balance your online time

Most teens play online games for fun but they need to make sure that online world does not take over their life. With more and more mobile devices make it easy stay connected 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Learn to how and when to disconnect.

Spending too muchb time online affect your friendships, your family and your schoolwork, especially if it’s keeping you up at night.

Spending excessive amounts of time online can have significant impacts on your health, family and social life and on your academic performance at school.

If you
have ongoing headaches, eye strain and sleep disturbance
online activities interfering with your health, schoolwork and relationships
constantly talking about particular online gaming sites
withdraw from your ‘real world’ friends and activities
give more importance to your online activities and contacts
decline in your academic performance at school.

You may have a problem -- seek help

Graphic credits  : Amanda Hansani

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