Tech-Savvy or Tech-Dependent: Which one are you?

Our widespread adoption of technology may have fooled us into thinking we are tech-savvy. The truth is, most of us are so dependent on our smart devices that it is costing us our health and productivity. For most of us, technology has ...

3 Ways to Balance your Child’s Home-Based-Learning (HBL) and Screen Time

These days, back to school means Home-based-learning (HBL). For parents, part of conquering this new territory should also entail effectively managing children’s screen time. Last Wednesday, the Singapore Government kickstarted a ...

3 Ways to Cope with the Biggest Challenges of your Work-From-Home Routine

Work looks a little different these days. Navigating your new remote life is not without its challenges. How do you make work-from-home work for you? The new normal: You no longer have to put up with long, dreary commutes. You do not ...

3 Ways Eye Strain is Taking a Toll on your Kids and What You Can Do About It

As your kids spend more time on their phones these days, you may start noticing more complaints of ‘itchy’ eyes and headaches. They may be victims of digital eye strain, one of the many consequences of their unhealthy tech habits. Eye ...

How to Deal with your Child’s Excessive Screen Time during COVID-19

As the world assimilates to the new normal – work-from-home mandates, school closures and quarantines – parents worldwide are confronted with the reality of spending 24 hours a day with their new co-worker and the accompanying ...

COVID-19: 5 Powerful Tips when Working from Home

In the last few weeks, the world has seen many changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic – countries worldwide have implemented public health interventions including social distancing, self-isolations, lockdowns and mass ...

Is Your Phone’s Blue Light Ruining your Sleep?

At the end of a long day of balancing all the stresses that modern life throws at you, once you finally get to sit down and put your feet up, how do you spend those last couple of hours of downtime before you go to sleep? And how do ...

The Case Against Working Harder: Digital Eye Strain and its dire consequences on your productivity

In today’s frantic world that prioritises productivity over almost everything else, many of us have adopted the philosophy that we should spend hours on end at our screens for fear of losing precious moments of productivity.  ...

Should we ban our children from using smartphones?

“Should we ban our children from using smartphones?” It is a question that has been at the heart of several contentious global discussions surrounding our youth’s excessive device usage, especially in recent years. In fact, a mounting ...

It’s Valentine’s Day; so engage your partner not your phone!

We’ve all been there – one minute you’re having a heart-to-heart conversation, a real moment with your significant other, when suddenly a ping from your phone interrupts you and several things happen at once: Your eyes instinctively ...