Gym Laird #30 | Is Technology Causing Mental Health Issues?

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Is technology causing teen depression?
How is your mental health affected by technology?

In this podcast, Jim reviews various articles related to electronics and mental health.

He shares why it is important, not only for yourself but for your children, to limit your time with technology and get outside more.

Articles mentioned in this podcast:

1. Blue Light Has a Dark Side
2. Children Spend Less Time Outdoors
3. Am I Depressed? Teen screening
4. Teen Mental Health Deteriorating…
5. Virtual Autism
6. Soil Microbes And Human Health
7. The Myopia Boom
8. Zoos Drive Animals Crazy


Jim Laird has been working as a Strength and Conditioning Coach helping clients achieve their goals since 1997. He has 4 years of Division One coaching experience and over a decade of working with clients in the private sector. He has worked with everyone from housewives who just want to look good and feel good, to professional athletes in the NFL, LPGA, and MLB; his most notable client being Scott Downs who is currently with the Chicago White Sox and is going on his 13th year in the MLB. Jim has helped dozens of young athletes achieve athletic scholarships to Division 1 schools and also trains a team of female Powerlifters. As an elite level Powerlifter, Jim pushed his body to the limit for years, and now understands the difference between working out to be healthy, and working out to achieve a high level performance goal, and he want to help others do the same. Learn more about Jim on his blog:

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