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Are You a Lunatic?

February 3, 2022

The word lunatic is often thrown around carelessly, but what does it really mean to be a lunatic? A lunatic is a person who is mentally ill and behaves in a dangerous, erratic way. The word derives from lunaticus meaning “of the moon” or “moonstruck“ Before we start pointing accusing fingers at who is or isn’t a lunatic let me break things down for you. Lunar means Moon. What, you might ask, does the moon have to do with people who tic mentally? I’ll break…

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Why Screen Time is an Addictive Drug & 5 Signs You are Overdoing it

August 25, 2021

Screen time is the amount of time spent using a device with a screen such as a smartphone, iPad, computer, television, or video game console. Studies and research show that digital media and screen time affect how children think, interact and develop. This could be positive or negative, depending on the individual and the platforms used. Medical experts have investigated the relationships between digital media use and mental health, and have found that overuse of screen time can lead to…

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