Author: Dr. Michelle Durkin on 26 September 2017
Just because technology makes our lives easier it doesn’t mean that it makes our lives less stressful. In fact, it can be quite the opposite.
We are digitally connected to work and each other like we have never been before.
Technology has created the expectation that we should be responded to immediately and tasks should be completed without delay, regardless of their importance. This is not only stressful…it is unrealistic.
For good or bad, technology is not going anywhere – so we are going to have to effectively manage what I like to call “tech stress”.
Here are a few simple habits to let you be in control of technology instead of it controlling you:
Want more tips on how to manage different types of stress in your life? Last chance to sign up for Dr. Durkin’s Stress Busters seminar this Thursday (Sept. 29th). It will be held at Quinte Mind Body with Dana Goodfellow, RMT & Meditation facilitator at 6:30pm. Cost is $60. Please call or email the office to sign up.
Now I would love to hear from you! What is one tip you have to reduce “tech stress” in your life? Leave a comment below and I’ll be back next week with another edition of Doctor as Teacher Tuesday!
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