As a writer and Netflix marathoner, I spend a lot of time in front of screens. Though I know it's not the best thing to do, its unfortunately become a societal norm and has a large number of side effects associated with it. From weight gain to vision damage, there are so many reasons why I'm trying to cut back on my screen time every day. Additionally, a recent visit to my chiropractor for my back pains revealed some shocking things that happen to your body when you reduce screen time by just an hour a day.
Since most people spend majority of their day in front of a computer for work, I never really thought about the negative effects it could have on my body. Once I went to my chiropractor and she explained that my poor posture, constant backaches, and pain in my eyes all come from my constant computer usage, I knew I needed to take her advice to heart and cut down on my usage of screen time.
So, if you're attached to your phone, computer, or TV screen as much as I am, here are seven positive things that can happen to your body if you cut your time down by just an hour a day.