Mobile Addiction BACK

What is an addiction? Any work which is unnecessary, still without control, willingly or unwillingly, keeps going on, then it is termed as an addiction.Can't live without a particular thing/person? Can't live without having particular thoughts? Well, all these are addictions! If we can't live without a particular thing or a product then it means that we have become slaves of that commodity. Addiction to these commodities can be in two ways. One can be an addiction for toxic products such as tea, coffee, tobacco, alcohol, drugs etc. or else one can also be addicted towards consumption of sweets, fried snacks, junk foods etc. If one feels restless unless he consumes a particular product, he has become a slave of that particular thing. Similarly, one may get agitated if there are no comforts like air conditioner, lights, fans, vehicles or other appliances available, Even this means that we are a slave of such comforts. Since last decade, the mobile phone is added to this list. We have become dependent on mobile phone and social media for pleasures. E v e r y c o i n h a s t w o s i d e s similarly, mobile phone has certain advantages but it has disadvantages too, so one needs to be alert about its use. In this issue, let us understand in detail the symptoms of mobile addiction, its negative impacts, and solutions to overcome it.