With the growth of smartphones in our lives, we tend to use them for entertainment more than a device for communication. Relevant Magazine writer Jesse Carey published a list of 7 Signs You’re Spending Too Much Time Looking at Your Phone. I've cut the list down a little bit, but you can see the entire list at RelevantMagazine.com.
Looking at this list, I admit - I use my smartphone way too much.
You Use Your Phone as a Crutch in Socially Awkward Situations.
Instead of trying to meet new people, you play on your phone, making it look like you are texting someone important.
All of Your Alone Time is Spent on Your Phone.
Do you find yourself browsing the Internet or playing Candy Crush? Are you reading this in the bathroom. If so, you may want to cut back.
It’s the Last Thing You See Before Bed, and the First Thing You Look in the Morning
Stay unplugged for a few minutes before bed and when you wake up. (It also has health benefits)
You Check for Social Media Updates at Traffic Lights
Just put the phone away in the car. It can wait.
You can see the complete list now at RelevantMagazine.com