Addiction to mobile devices is a real problem in today's day and age where they have become such an integral part of our daily life. The largest population with this problem is kids who spend most of their time on their mobile devices but everyone has the potential to fall prey to mobile device addiction. Here are the top five signs that you are addicted to a mobile device.
You Think About Your Phone Constantly
If you are constantly thinking about your phone, even when it is not around than you are probably addicted to your phone. Addicts constantly think about the object they are addicted to.
You Can't Wait To Use Your Phone
Driving and using your phone is illegal in many places around the world. If when you are in a situation such as driving, and you can't wait to use your phone until the activity is completed you are probably addicted to your mobile device. For example if the first thing you do when you arrive at a stop light is check your phone you probably have a problem.
Your Phone is In Every Picture
With how many cameras we have our lives are constantly being photographed. You probably have a problem if your phone appears in all or most of the photographs that have been taken of you recently. This also stands if your kids drawings of you have your phone in your hand.
Clothing Choices Revolve Around Your Phone
There are many reasons to choose clothing, your phone is not a good reason to pick your clothing. If you are considering how your clothes will look with your phone or how you will fit your phone in the pockets of pants than you are probably addicted to your phone.
Photos on Your Phone Take Precedence Over the World Around You
We live in an age of technology and cameras, that doesn't mean that our whole life has to be dominated by them. Instead of enjoying photos on your phone set it down and pay attention to what is around you. If you have trouble with this then you are probably addicted to your mobile device.
If any or all of these signs apply to you it is probably time that you start thinking about putting down your phone or leaving it behind. You will start to notice the beauty and life around you.