150 million Americans play some kind of video game. Whether it is on the newest gaming system or even your iPhone, there are countless options to choose from.
While video games are fun to play, there are also some downsides that come along with playing them all of the time. This includes procrastination and a lack of sleep.
If your biggest obstacle to reaching your goals is a lack of time, cutting down on video games may be a helpful solution.
1. Look at Your Situation
Take a moment to look at how much you are currently playing games. If you play on your phone, you can see a clear number in the screen time app.
At the same time, identify ways you could have spent your time that could have a positive effect on your future.
2. Priorities First
Before enjoying your favorite game, decide what needs to be done first. For example, you could create a rule for yourself to only start playing video games after you complete your exercise for the day.
3. Out of Sight, Out of Mind
Deleting game apps on your phone when you’re not using them can make it a lot harder to play at the same rate. Similarly, keeping you video game console stored in another area of the house can serve as a barrier to constantly sitting down to play.
Incorporating these tips can help you to play your favorite games, guilt free.
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