How to manage your screen time during and after circuit breaker?

Imagine how today would have been like for you if there was no circuit breaker. You might be rushing off to a fitness class after work or picking up your children from school. You might have arranged to meet up with your friends at a café or have...
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What screenome can do for you that screen time can’t

  Photo: Active Health With tech giants like Apple and Google releasing Screen Time and Digital Wellbeing features, cutting back on device usage is easily one of the more popular trends of the digital age. Screen time allows you to determine how...
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Loving couple embarks on a journey of health and wellness with Active Health

  Lee Ying Ying and Desmond Lim. Photo: Desmond Lim  “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Laozi Lee Ying Ying, 27 years old, who works at Casino Regulatory Authority (CRA), was already keen to change her lifestyle habits...
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Is screen time before bedtime affecting my child's sleep?

    Gone are the days of the good ol' bedtime story and a cup of warm milk for sending kids of to beddy-bye. These days, parents find it so much easier to pass them a smartphone to watch some bedtime shows.
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How to reduce screen time in the digital age?

    Singapore is such a digitally-acclimatised society that spending too much time on digital devices has become a very common problem amongst children and adults alike.
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What are the negative side effects of too much screen time?

    From young children to working adults to even the elderly, most of us Singaporeans get a fair amount of daily screen time from the numerous digital devices that we own. We consume so much content from our digital screens that it’s easy to...
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Is there a link between screen time and childhood obesity?

    We live in a digital era where the nature of our lifestyles makes it near-impossible to get away from digital screens. While we used to celebrate the breakthroughs of technology and the convenience that digital devices brought to our lives,...
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Screen time recommendations: How much screen time is healthy for adults?

    Most of us don’t like the idea of allowing young children to spend long hours watching TV or playing games on a smartphone. Conventional wisdom agrees that too much screen time can’t be good for growing kids and that there should be limits,...
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Is my toddler having too much screen time?

    Most parents won’t say an outright no to letting the littlest member of the household get some television or smartphone time – it's often been viewed as a somewhat convenient tool when it comes to occupying a child's attention. However, an...
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How too much screen time is affecting you and your child's mental and physical health

    You probably already know that spending too much time with your digital gadgets can have a negative impact on work productivity and also interfere with your real-life interactions. However, new research shows that those are not even the worst...
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