Technology's Impact on the Different Dimensions of Health (mental, physical, spiritual, social, intellectual)
April 7, 2022 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Speaker: Adrienne Principe, Founder and Executive Director, Turning Life On
It’s likely that your smartphone is also your calendar, address book, alarm clock, communication device, library, filing system, and connection to the global world. We work, play and socialize online. With so many tools clustered on to one device, it’s easy to see how all this screen time is impacting our health. But in what ways? In this session, we will look at the different dimensions of health and discover the key ways in which technology is impacting those dimensions. We will then discuss strategies for using technology with intention to protect our health and find balance.
About the Speaker
Adrienne Principe is the Founder and Executive Director of Turning Life On, a non-profit, grassroots movement committed to digital wellness. As a certified Child and Teen Coach, Adrienne works with parents, educators and community leaders to bring thoughtful strategies for achieving digital wellness into homes and schools. She is a member of the Screens in Schools Working Group for the Children’s Screen Time Action Network, collaborates with Emerson Hospital on their Digital Wellness Program and writes for the Family Online Safety Institute Good Digital Parenting Blog. She has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and other news outlets, organizations and digital wellness groups.
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