For people like Andrew, technology enables his life. For others, technology can be a source of major stress.
Smartphones tether us to our jobs.
Stress, usually caused from overworking, can lead to “heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, and cancer. And it's estimated to kill more than 120,000 American workers each year,” according to BusinessInsider.
It doesn’t stop at just your physical health. Even CEO’s become counterproductive when subjected to too much stress and their decision-making skills take a nose dive.
No matter how busy or needed you may be, unplugged breaks are far more effective in the long run.
Many cultures all over the world dedicate one day of the week to rejuvenate, rest, and reflect. It’s an ancient tradition that still applies to today's world.