7 Ways Your Phone Is Making Your Holiday 2017 Stress Even Worse

For people with introverted personalities, the holidays can be an exhausting time both mentally and emotionally, and the constant presence of one’s smartphone might be partly to blame. Research indicates that taking even just a 15 minute break from your phone can go a long way in reducing the intensity of emotions. Constant phone checking worsens anxiety, leaves the user disengaged and disconnected from those around them, decreases trust, and creates misunderstandings. Additionally, ceaseless phone use can quickly turn into a compulsion and can be used as a poor coping method to distract from true feelings.

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