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Are we all becoming nomophobic ?

Written by Rashmi Sharma

Are you nomophobic? Do you fear getting separated from your phone?



we are all chained to our phones

How to break up from your phone- your personal extension.

Do you get anxious when you are physically separated from your phone? Worry not you are not alone then. In a recent research, it has been found out that most of the younger generation, as well as adults alike, are Nomophobic (no- mobile phobia).

We are not only mentally dependent on our cell phones but emotionally too. It has all our personal stuff, memories and important data. Now, we not only use it for making calls but also for staying connected – socially connected to each other. Thus, it is FOMO (fear of missing out) from the world which makes us anxious.

It’s very hard for some of us when we get disconnected from the world. Knowing what’s happening around in world through Snapchat stories, scrolling the Facebook and Instagram feeds makes satisfied and complete and it is not able to know what’s happening around us makes anxious and panic-stricken.

 Now its time to take a break from your phones.


Do you fear getting separated
from your phone.

As half of the adults of the globe are homophobic, now it’s time to take a break and get detached from your phone. Sounds impossible though. It’s balancing your social and personal life that counts here.

Here are some basic tips that may help you to keep you away from your beloved phone for some time.
  • It is always better to have a face to face conversation rather than having a long chatting conversation.
  • Try keeping a fast, a fast from your phone which would mean going a day or half without your phone.
  • We all have a habit of checking our phone as soon as we get up or before going to sleep. Thus it is always advisable to keep your phones a little away from yourself before sleeping.
  • Create a no phone time zone for yourself i.e. stay away from your phone when you are probably working that will intern will make you more dedicated to your work and will leave you away from distractions.
  • And at last, don’t stress yourself by staying up late nights and scrolling the feeds of social media. It’s your sleep and your health that comes first then your precious phone. Maybe your phone is not that worth, for which you will compromise your health.

We are getting addicted to mobile phones

Our take

It is true that our cell phones have become a living extension of our lives and thus, we can’t live without it not even for a second maybe. Checking our notifications has become an essential part of our daily life. We seriously need to curb our addiction to our phone and live in our present moments rather than hooked with phones.

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Rashmi Sharma

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