5 Reasons Why We Should Leave Our Smartphones Alone

Thought Catalog

“I cannot stress enough that the answer to life’s questions is often in people’s faces. Try putting your iPhones down once in a while, and look in people’s faces. People’s faces will tell you amazing things.” Amy Poehler

1. Because it’s slowly eating away at your soul.

The next time you find yourself completely wrapped up in a text, stop and observe your physical appearance. Head down, shoulders rounded, eyes squinted in concentration—sounds pretty sexy, right? While we might be crafting clever, appealing conversations over text, we forget that we are also unconsciously communicating to the people actually around us. We may feel like the wittiest poets in iPhoneland, but there’s a good chance that we look like phone-clutching zombies in the real world.

2. Because it’s straight-up rude.

Texting in theaters, texting at dinner, texting while a real, live person is speaking to you, these are all things that…

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