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Digital Mindfulness Podcast #7 Dr. Kimberly Young: Addicted to the Internet

By 3rd June 2015 October 13th, 2016 One Comment

Smoking, sex, food, alcohol, tobacco, narcotics; these are all things we know are addictive in some way but the addiction to the Internet?

In this very special episode I talk with Dr. Kimberly Young about the reasons why people become addicted to the Internet and what they can do about it.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Why Asian countries were the first to identify Internet addiction as a medical condition
  • What types of online activity are most likely to lead to Internet addiction
  • How you can spot the signs of someone who is addicted to the Internet

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Lawrence Ampofo

Director & Founder at Digital Mindfulness
Dr. Lawrence Ampofo is a digital strategy and foreign policy professional, with over 10 years providing advisory on strategic digital change. As the Founder and Director of Digital Mindfulness and Semantica Research, Lawrence focuses on increasing the capacities of companies to implement digital strategy across major transformation programmes by promoting new ways of working and collaboration in an age of digital distraction and information overload.
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