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Screen Time Monitoring Apps and Programs

If your New Year’s resolution is to have fewer screens in your life- you’re not alone! I have heard from so many families (including my own) that a major goal of 2019 is to decrease screen time. The Screenagers Movie is not only an incredible documentary on screens in our culture, but also provides ongoing resources regarding technology. They just released their 2019 list of screen time management apps for parents and families looking for more control over technology. See below for a wide variety of management programs.

Screentime management Apps:

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Purpose the Positive

Okay, I'll admit it. I have, in a way, not been practicing self care lately. Prime time for the Olympics starts at 8pm and I can't help but keep my eyes glued to the television until coverage ends well past midnight. While staying up that late does not work for my sleep schedule, especially a sleep schedule with an infant involved, I'm justifying the lack of sleep (and self care) with the addition of the self care of doing something (watching the Olympics) which I love so much. Plus, it only happens once every four years!

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Biofeedback: Areas of Effectiveness

Many people pursue biofeedback in order to treat either anxiety or sleep issues, which can many times be connected. Biofeedback is a very effective technique in both of these areas, along with many others. Today I wanted to take some time to explain some of the other benefits of using biofeedback! Lets break out of the box a little and see what else biofeedback can help with.

 

Other areas biofeedback techniques may be effective in:

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