Are You a Phone Addict?
If you find yourself with your phone in your hand by default, you might be an addict. No, really. Jungian psychologist and addiction expert Carder Stout, PhD, sees clients struggling with dependence on alcohol and drugs, sure. But also: dependence on connection, vanity, resentment, love, overthinking. In his new book, We Are All Addicts , Stout posits that any fixation that disconnects you from your innate humanity can be considered addiction. If your phone has become a problem, he encourages small steps—followed by bigger ones—toward digital sobriety. Continue on Goop ›