Walking in the Rain | Screen-time and Happiness.

Burned-out, overwhelmed? Try walking in the rain.

We’ve all been there. That place where it feels like it’s just too much. Too much work, too much stimulation, too much stress, too much expectation, too much to deliver in too little time, too much change, too much anger, vitriol, outrage. For many, it leads to overwhelm, stress, burnout and sadness.

So, what do you do about that? Many things, and it’s different for everyone. But, today, we’re talking about something really simple. The power of solitude, nature and movement. And, just for the fun, there’s even a little poetry mixed in.

Good Life Science Update. Screen-time and happiness, oh my. This is one of those things we love to hear, and hate to hear. We all want science to back up our decision to rail against more screen-time. But, then, secretly, we don’t really want to give up on our devices. Well, a new study that crunched the data from more than one-million teens revealed something pretty powerful.

There is actually a specific amount of daily screen-time that serves as a “happiness threshold.” Push past it, happiness plummets. Steer clear of it, happiness rules. That’s we’re talking about in this week’s Good Life Science Update. And, as always, for those who want to go to the source, here’s a link to the full study.


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