Why Loosing Your Mobile Phone Is Worst Fear for this Generation
Loosing mobile phones is probably the greatest fear most of all youngsters today are suffering from. This fear even has a name i.e. Nomophobia. Recently a research conducted in UK showed the result that more than 50% people who use mobile phones suffer from Nomophobia. The research also showed that we check our mobile phones around 34 times a day even if we do not get any call or message.
Today we have become so dependent on our cell phones that we cannot even think of spending a single moment without them. Mobile phones have become an almost inseparable part of our lives. The term ‘Nomophobia’ came from ‘No Mobile phone phobia’. This term was first used by UK Post Office which organized a survey on more than 2200 people only to find that almost all of them are obsessed with their mobiles and suffer from the fear of losing them.
Most of all people around the world becomes unrest when they do not get signals on their phones. Therefore it is quite natural for them to suffer badly when they loss their cell phones. After losing their mobiles an number of people suffer from physical symptoms such as chest pain, nausea, dizziness, sweating etc. These people even fear of things like low battery, losing signals etc. They cannot leave their phone alone for a minute and they keep their phones switch on all the time even if it is not necessary. They perhaps even take their phones to bathroom while taking bath.
As this is a phobia then it must have a treatment and luckily it has treatments. The treatment can be done in a number of ways. People who are suffering from this issue should visit a counselor or a therapist who can give radical advices to stay safe from such imaginary phobia. The counselor or the therapist can also ask you to remain detached from your mobile phone for a certain period of time, it can be 5 day or two weeks depending on the gravity of the situation. It can help you to control your addiction towards your cell phone.
The counselors may further suggest some self help methods that can help you to avoid Nomophobia. But before they can treat you should thoroughly discuss your problem and the symptoms you frequently suffer. Only then they can advise you to do something that can be stress buster for you. Things like meditation, yoga, deep breathing and muscle relaxation can be helpful to cure such problems. This is not an unnatural disease. It is simply the natural emotional urge of human beings to get connected with their near and dear ones all the time.
With the advancement of internet and mobile technology the our lives have become heavily dependent on mobile phones, social media and internet. A number of skilled and experienced therapists and counselors are working on Nomophobia and dealing with lots of patients suffering from this. It is therefore suggested that do not make your cell phone an essential part of your life. Use it only when it is necessary and treat it just like another gadget.
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The above article is written by Roxie Peters who is associated with Pacebutler.com as their freelance writer. In her free time, she writes articles related to Mobiles, Latest Technology etc. For her last article please check : Pacebutler recycling services