The Health of Engineers Demands Digital Detox

The Health of Engineers Demands Digital Detox

Engineers who spend their time thinking, analyzing, and imagining often find it hard to unwind. But there are steps they can take to initiate and manage a digital detox.

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Many of us sleep next to our phones. We check our email first thing in the morning and go on to reach for our devices an average of 352 times a day—that’s once every two minutes and 43 seconds—before climbing into bed again, according to tech care company Asurion.

It is through technology that mechanical engineers make an impact in the world, so it can be more than a little bit challenging to get some distance from it outside of work hours.

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