October 19, 2018

Look Up and Look Out: Solving Our Digital Addiction Epidemic

It’s a conversation I’ve been having with loved ones a lot lately — the addiction to phones and technology. Sure, technology was created with the idea of connecting people, but in many ways, we have become much more disconnected from one another.

I admit, I need a #digitalintervention from my #screenaddiction. I hate the idea of being addicted to anything, whether it be food, shopping or other vices. To be honest, I have been really beating myself up over being on my phone more than I should.

Having been in the TV industry for more than 22 years, I’m shocked by very few things these days. But a recent episode of Lisa Ling’s CNN show “This is Life,” which focused on the problem of screen addiction, got me woke.