Well-being Apps Imprison Us in Private Emotional Experience

By December 6, 2017Uncategorized

An interesting article that makes the point that most wellness apps lock us up in our private emotional experience rather than helping us connect with people. Every reputable piece of research in psychology now tells us that this is the wrong approach to well-being. The question is: will we continue to consume the thousands of well-being apps and the self-help industry in general (now a $1 billion a year business just in the United States) in the same quantity or is this segment of the industry potentially facing a big financial hit?

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