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10 Top Tips to Take Control of your Gaming Addiction

Controlling game addiction requires awareness, self-discipline, and commitment.

Here are some tips to help you take control of your game addiction:

  1. Self-Awareness: Recognize and accept that you have a gaming addiction. Understanding the problem is the first step toward solving it.


  2. Set Time Limits: Allocate specific hours for gaming and stick to them. Use a timer to help you stay within these boundaries, and even have a clock you can see when gaming.


  3. Prioritize Responsibilities: Ensure that you complete your daily tasks, such as work or school assignments, before you start gaming. Achieve before Reward – check out our Screen Time Management points and reward system…

  4. Engage in Alternative Activities: Pursue hobbies or interests outside of gaming. This can include sports, arts, or socializing with friends and family.


  5. Set Goals: Establish short-term and long-term goals for yourself, both in-game and in real life. This can help you maintain a healthy balance between the two. Be a Gamer in Life – Check this out


  6. Reduce Exposure: Uninstall games that you find particularly addictive or limit the number of gaming devices you can access. If a game frustrates you, uninstall it, focus on life, and come back to the game, and after a break would have more fun


  7. Seek Support: Talk to friends or family members about your addiction and ask for their help overcoming it. You can also join support groups or seek professional help.


  8. Monitor Progress: Keep track of the time you spend gaming and the improvements you make. This can help you stay motivated and focused on your goals.


  9. Establish a Routine: Create a daily routine that includes regular breaks from gaming, as well as time for exercise, meals, and sleep. Check out the Vitality Challenge


  10. Be Patient and Persistent: Overcoming addiction takes time and effort. Be prepared for setbacks and challenges, but stay committed to your goal of controlling your gaming habits.

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