Saturday, November 17 2018
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Smartphone stress - the ‘always on’ culture

Smartphone stress - the ‘always on’ culture

For some people, portable connected devices have liberated them from the constraints of the nine-to-five. Flexible working has given them more autonomy over their working lives and enabled them to spend more time with their friends and families. For many others though, smartphones have become tyrants in our pockets, never allowing us to switch off, relax and recharge our batteries. And a number of commentators are becoming increasingly concerned about the syndrome.