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Fixing Bad-timed Bedtime Behavior

Challenge yourself by spending thirty minutes before bed engaged with a book, instead of mindlessly scrolling through content. … Read More

Eating Out? Play Phone Roulette (a.k.a. The Phone Stack)

The first one to engage with his or her phone loses. … Read More

Let’s be Prescient: Smartphone Addiction is Not Illegitimate

We keep our friends close, but our phones closer. Many American adults sleep with their smartphones. We are constantly connected. It feels as though we are required to be reachable. Teens report that they’re constantly online and the majority of millennials spend almost their entire day plugged in. … Read More

Dumb Phone Diaries: Part IV

Everyone knows that smartphones are time-savers, but before this challenge I didn’t realize just how much time I was saving. I didn’t realize how easy I had it just a week ago. … Read More

Dumb Phone Diaries: Part III

What does it mean to be connected? Does it describe the complex wiring of our nervous system? Is it a show of full signal bars on your device? Or is it an obligation? After completing my “dumb phone” challenge, I will opt for the third option. … Read More

Dialectic Behavioral Therapy | How BOLDFISH ‘Rides The Wave’

The focus of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is to help those who have significant trouble managing their emotions, thoughts, and behaviors. BOLDFISH derives its chief mindfulness technique from DBT to short-circuit instant gratification by first becoming aware of our urges and then letting them pass. … Read More