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That Sober Guy Podcast


My name is Shane Ramer. As long as I was high I didn't have to feel. After 17 years of struggling with drugs and alcohol on September 11th, 2013, I got some help. Life is pretty good today, and I like to talk shit and laugh about it all while sharing some of my own experience with the hope that it might help someone else. I try not to take things too serious, and I fold my toilet paper, people who crumple have to all wrong! Check us out at www.ThatSoberGuy.com

Aug 30, 2019

Are you addicted to your phone? What you might find out will shock you!

Smartphones, social media and technology have become a staple in our current society. But what do we do when we start feeling disconnected from reality because of our smartphone addiction? In order to find out, I recently upgraded to a flip phone, and I can tell you this; Iv'e never felt more free.

In this episode I throw out some stats on smartphone addiction, some tips as to how to tell if you or a loved one may be addicted to your phone, as well as a quote by one of the founders of Facebook Sean Parker where he explains how social media and devices exploit the vulnerability of our human essence.

 SMARTPHONE ADDICTION FACTS & PHONE USAGE STATISTICS

How social media is socially stunting our society: An anthropologist and acclaimed journalist shares his warnings

https://music.apple.com/us/album/going-late/1437836363

http://mentalfloss.com/article/30960/why-do-people-feel-phantom-cellphone-vibrations

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