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Old Mar 15, 2022 at 08:54 PM
Internet addiction has been a serious problem for me, and it just gets worse and worse. One day a week ago I lost my phone, which is my only access to the Internet. I kept getting so bored, I looked for things to do around the house. By the end of the day, my apartment was the neatest and cleanest it's been in months.

I had thought that chronic depression was keeping me from doing chores around the place. In reality, I was just constantly preferring to be reading or viewing online than doing anything else. My favorite thing is being in front of the TV with my phone in my hand. For hours on end, I'm totally absorbed watching the two screens.

Right now, I need to leave the house. But I first have to tear myself away from the two screens. I've told myself to ease the transition by finding a podcast I can listen to while I'm out of the house.
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Old Jul 27, 2022 at 08:58 AM
Originally Posted by bizi View Post
Have never been a reader. But have been an internet user since they became popular. Was on line for the forums at braintalk before they went bad. Now am a member of neurotalk but it is so small found myself needing more support.
So that is when I really restarted back up her at psych central.
I am bipolar so that is where I am posting for the most part.
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Old Jun 23, 2023 at 12:59 AM
I have this weird thing of checking my email, facebook, messenger, this site again and again throughout the day. The thing is, I do not get that much email, I do not post on sites a lot so there are not a lot replies, and there are plenty of things that I could be doing with my time which would be better, both work and non-work. Why am I doing that?
I have implemented inbox zero successfully, so in essence I keep returning to an inbox that most of the time is empty.
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