I think we can all agree that in the past five years, our addiction to our phones has skyrocketed. I mean, I can't even count how many times I check all of my social media in a day. You could take away my tv, my friends, my shoes, whatever...and I'd be super content with just my phone.
The addiction isn't helping us with anything though. A Silicon Valley insider says that smartphones are basically like slot machines...super addictive and obviously distracting. But how can we put them down?
He suggests one simple way to make your phone less appealing: changing your screen to grayscale. He says that the technicolor of the phones is so attractive that even looking at our screens gives us some sort of gratification. If you change it to grayscale, it will seem much less appealing to you.
Watch his entire video discussing our phone addiction below. It's super interesting!