As you walk and eat and travel, be where you are. Otherwise you will miss most of your life.
When you sit in a waiting room, you get a glimpse into what other people choose to do as they wait. I was pleasantly surprised when I looked up to see an adolescent male reading a book.
So often the scenario is that one pulls out a smartphone or tablet — children, adolescents, and adults alike. This is not limited to just waiting rooms; I’ve seen it during classroom breaks at college, in restaurants, or simply walking around.
We have seemingly become hardwired to checking our phones. And for some of us, it has become compulsive.