You don't have to go far to find someone complaining about the effect video games have on young people. It's found in evening news segments, social media, discussions with mental health organizations, and in casual conversation.
I’ve heard from many people who say, “I think too much,” or “I can’t get out of my own head.”This is pretty common. Thinking isn’t the problem, but the struggle comes when we’re constantly spinning stories in our heads and getting caught up in them.
Stress is something that we all experience and go through, whether it’s due to personal, work or school related issues. As a university student I often experience stress, as you do throughout your undergraduate years.
Today I deleted several apps from my phone: Twitter, Reddit, Feedly, Snapchat, the N.Y. Times app, and more.I’m letting go of distractions, or at least learning to.In fact, I made a list of things I’m letting go of:
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