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Photo: Maridav (Shutterstock) You may have noticed that we are all surrounded by tech. We use it for work, for entertainment, and to keep in touch with our friends and family. It can feel, from the moment you wake up to the moment you go to bed, that you are tethered to your many gadgets. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the constant use of technology, you’re not alone. We even have a name for it: technology fatigue. What is tech fatigue and how can we deal with it while living in a world perpetually steeped in new technology? What is tech fatigue? Technology fatigue happens when you find yourself constantly surrounded by technology to the point that it becomes overwhelming and exhausting. Most of need a certain amount of technology—and enjoy having it—but after constant use, screens have a way of mentally tiring us out with their constant demands on our attention. The challenge lies in learning how to make the most of all our technology without allowing it to overwhelm us. Take breaks It’s easy to fall into the trap of being constantly connected. The internet makes it easy to make friends around the globe, which means notifications and messages are often flooding in at all hours of the day. Instead of letting yourself get overwhelmed, take frequent breaks from technology. Once or twice a day, make it a point to mute your phone, close the laptop, and do something else, anything else. You can even set a […]