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Nine strategies teens use to reduce screen time


October 31, 2019

1. Use tech to manage tech. There is actually an app called SelfControl that is helpful for staying on task as it completely blocks any site teens want (i.e. Facebook) for an allotted time they set. This is quite helpful for reducing temptation.

2. Unfollow things that are a time sink for them. They’ll stop following “satisfying videos” sites also known as “oddly satisfying videos.” Soap cutting, baking, playing with slime, eggshell crushing, paint mixing, etc. fall into this category. 

3. Make themselves accountable. They may do this by telling a friend or a parent or posting on...

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