4. You see toilet time as an escape route.
A 2016 study found that many participants used their phones to suppress negative emotions and emotions. The same study also showed that college students use cell phones to combat boredom. Therefore, continued use of mobile phones as a coping strategy can have serious implications for our mental health.
One positive finding of the study is that cell phones can actually help some people cope with stressful situations. However, a 2014 study showed that staying away from phones is stressful for many millennials.