What is video game addiction & how to control it?
In this article, I will tell you about my life experience
and how I was controlling my addiction, and I will give some tips to overcome
My short story on my real-life video game addiction.
When I was a kid, I really liked to play video games every
day, every hour, I’m busy to improve my video game skills and build a virtual
empire in those games.
In that virtual world, my confidence is higher than in the
real world because in the real-world I had nothing to show up to my friends, my
classmates, and others. So I decided to go virtual and create a good
But, in my real world, I was totally disconnected from
friends, family, school too. Whenever I had some breaks or free time in school
that whole time I used it to play video games.
So totally I was stuck in the virtual world. It was
absolutely a time wasted thing because I loosed my whole energy to build a
virtual empire instead of the real empire, I wasn’t thinking about business
strategy so that was my main mistake in my teenage life.
So let’s start our main goal of “how to overcome video game
Which people affected most by video game addiction?
who have a lack of confidence.
who have depression.
who haven’t idea about their future.
who want to leave in virtual reality.
How many cases available of video game addiction?
In present research data given below:
Active gammers in the world: 3.1 billion
Teenagers worldwide: 20% affected gaming disorder.
In the USA: 66% affected by this.
Overall worldwide: up to 30% affected by gaming
This addiction goes around the world.
How to recognize you have an addiction or not?
There are many signs that show you have an addiction to it
but what are video game addiction warning signs?
want to leave in virtual reality every second.
priority changes, you give more priority to your video game.
on your social relation likes family, friends, community activity,
& communication. These all were gone outside of your life.
nature, you want to play video games in a continuous manner.
don’t want to go outside because your video game is more important to you.
more money on your virtual games or game simulators.
What is the official treatment for video game addiction?
There are fewer numbers of treatments available for this
addiction because this gaming disorder is in the research stage that’s why
there is less treatment available.
addiction treatment centers
therapy improves your thought process.
All right this is some basic information on gaming disorder
so you have questions about me how I control my addiction? Right!
How to overcome addiction?
These are the basic steps to control your addiction.
your free time with works.
exercises like cardio or yoga.
your communications with your family, friends, and others.
outside with a ride to see beautiful nature.
spend more time on social media.
some social activities.
How I control my video game addiction?
In that teenage life, I had a girlfriend and I was really
like her but she was broke my heart and I was going into depression. After
this, I would decide to spend much time in a video game to make connections and
find some true friends.
But instead of I was going into the dark side of gaming. I
felt like I had everything in video games.
When I was realized that I stuck in the virtual game then I
was decided to went outside and comeover this addiction.
You will never like my first step what was taken. My first
step was to delete my entire profile in the virtual game and throw my whole
gaming DVDs, CD, all simulators into the trash.
And decided to do yoga exercise, do some good jobs, do some
project works, and try to fill your free time with some works which you love to
do but beneficial works.
One of my favorites is reading books. Try to become mature
and understand what you want in your life or future. Try to make some good
personality with good skills.
So that your confidence automatically increases with time.
This is all of it, this is my life experience and I’m trying
to help people who suffer from this addiction because I know very well how
this feels like.
It’s up to you what you want to do in your life to become a
video gamer or be a confident person who has great skills. You can easily
overcome your video game addiction with these simple steps.
(FAQ) FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
Q1. Is video game addiction real?
Ans: Yes, video game addiction is real because
recently in 2018 World health organization (WHO) include gaming disorders in
the International classical disease-11 (ICD-11) so this is a real thing.
many people say that this is nothing more than a joke but it’s the real
Q2. is any video game addiction test available?
Ans: No, for video game addiction only we have
minimum diagnosis information available so that there is nothing specific to
test this type of addiction so that they open some gaming addiction centers in
many different places to control this.
Q3. is true now children addicted to it?
Ans: Yes, absolutely children affected by this
addiction. In recent statics up to 9% of children affected by it. At present
everyone has internet access so every child has their own I pad or computer to
explore it. Somehow new children go into a virtual world and feel like they
control the whole world and it feels likes they become cool or strong so that’s
why children more attracted to it.
So this is it, all basic information on video game addiction
I hope you understand how is it affect your life and breaks your connections to
the real world.