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BY BRAD MARSHALL, The Unplugged Psychologist

FEBRUARY 2018

I QUIT SOCIAL MEDIA....

In early 2015, I quit social media. All social media. No Facebook, no instagram, no messenger, no twitter, nothing. For the better part of a year I was off it all. Why you ask? 

May 2019

How do I stop my kids using their smart phone at night?

This topic will hit a nerve for some parents. I’m sure there will some out there that will say “just be a parent and take the phone off them”. While that is the most direct answer to this question, in my experience it’s not always as easy as that. So, if you are one of those parents struggling to pry your child’s phone from their hands at night, try this. 

FEBRUARY 2019

I QUIT SOCIAL MEDIA....

In early 2015, I quit social media. All social media. No Facebook, no instagram, no messenger, no twitter, nothing. For the better part of a year I was off it all. Why you ask? 

My favourite kids show is called Bluey. Read that again; MY favourite kids show. My daughter enjoys it too, but she’s not as enthusiastic about it as I am. If you’re not familiar, it’s on ABC Kids and it’s about a family of blue heeler dogs. 

DECEMBER 2018

FOMO

Are you concerned about the amount of time your family is spending glued to a screen this summer holidays?

Late last year the Australian Psychological Society (APS) released survey details outlining social media and its impact on Australian’s wellbeing. The survey found 56% of Australians are...

DECEMBER 2018

THE CORPORATE WORLD AWAKENS

Nine months ago, I sat in my home office staring at an email that just popped up in my inbox. I didn’t know what to make of it. It was the first of many enquiries that have now come through from big multi-national companies interested in having me talk to their staff. 

But what on earth would they want me to talk about? 

NOVEMBER 2018

The Rise of Gaming Addiction on Mobile Devices

Over the last eight years I have seen a steady increase of children and teenagers at the Internet Addiction Clinic @ Kidspace suffering from screen or gaming addiction. When speaking at School or Corporate Seminars many parents feel shell shocked that gaming addiction has “come out of nowhere!?” The truth is there are a multitude of reasons as to why gaming and screen addiction is more prevalent in children today than it was ten or twenty years ago (far too many for this article to do justice in any meaningful way). So, for now, I will just address one......

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I work out of Northshore Kidspace in Chatswood. 

Suite 201, 54 Neridah St, Chatswood, NSW 2067

 

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