10 min., 32 sec.
In our digital age, there is unprecedented expectation and pressure to be always “on.” Armed with smartphones, we’re expected to be available for text messages and emails at any time – even calls, if you’re part of the dwindling population that still uses the phone… as a phone.
When I got my first iPhone years ago, I went through the expected honeymoon period with it. I loved all of this handheld accessibility. I still do; I’d be lost without it. My iPhone is a vital, convenient and fun tool for my personal and professional life.
But, in my experience, this unbridled connectivity has a hidden price.