View Full Version : Kicking a computer addiction
10-26-2003, 10:43 PM
Right now I'm spending 5+ hours/day reading useless stuff on the internet (SD boards and other forums).
I'd like to cut it down to 2 hours.
Does anyone know of any programs that measure how long you've used your computer that day? That would help me immensely.
10-26-2003, 11:29 PM
Well there's a clock in the bottom right hand corner of the screen. It works for me.
10-27-2003, 12:52 AM
Maybe something like these?
10-27-2003, 02:02 AM
I'm going to say two words to you right now. I want you to listen to them very very carefully, then I want you to take them out of the office with you and incorporate them into your life.
10-27-2003, 05:31 AM
This might not work for your situation - but when I was trying to work for exams and I was getting distracted by my always-on high speed internet connection I used to give the ethernet cable to my next door neighbour to 'look after' that worked well for me.
I bought a timer at Target - the kind that winds up, sometimes known as a kitchen timer. I set it to 20 minutes. When the alarm goes off, it is time to STAND UP AND WALK AWAY from the computer.
10-27-2003, 06:50 AM
I run the StatBar on my system,one of the options is system run time.
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