As a positive psychology enthusiast and author, I often challenge my readers and audiences to tame their tech habits. Our ability to get what we want in an instant can be overwhelming. The instant gratification of a text message or the ping of an email arriving in your inbox can actually light up the reward centers in your brain. We feel productive, even when we aren’t actually accomplishing our priorities, simply because we are scrolling through social media or answering non-urgent messages. But there is one way type of tech habit that does not need taming: the habit of using mobile technology to strengthen your faith and relationships.

Read more from Valorie Burton and 6 Ways to Use Mobility Technology to Power Up Your Spiritual Life here