It’s ‘Brain awareness week’ which is a global initiative to promote awareness of healthy habits for your brain! There are many simple things we can do to look after our brains and help reduce the risk of conditions like dementia.
This is especially important if you spend lots of time each day in front of a computer screen… or any screen for that matter.
There’s a proven connection between the amount of time we spend in front of a screen and our mental health.
Regardless of content- whether you’re looking at the screen for work, for study or in your downtime- the pixellation of the screen messes with our concentration, our ability to experience positive emotions and the release of many hormones.
So, are you ready for the GOOD NEWS???!!!
There are a few ways to counteract the negative effect of screen time on our brains…