So I’ve blogged about my constantly checking my phone or going on Facebook, and how annoying it is but I keep doing it. I work from home so I have a little more freedom throughout the workday and even then I find myself picking up the cell phone and going on FB.
Today, my FB app kept freezing over and over. That could have been a sign from the great beyond you get my shit together. So I did one better and just uninstalled it. See?
That’s where it was.
Ok, I could still check FB from my computer but I NEVER go on from my work computer and my personal computer only gets turned I after work.
But… I still found myself picking up my phone just to look at it. Strange, right?
Well, cell phone stimulus is known to cause a spike in dopamine in your system. Dopamine is not necessarily about pleasure anymore, but it keeps us seeking. Here’s an article. Interesting stuff.
Either way… Facebook has no place in my workday. It divides my attention and I’m realizing what a precious thing undivided attention is.