Ever put something up on social media, then obsessively check for the next few hours to see if anyone "liked" it? If so, you're not alone.
The current age offers all kinds of technological distractions that can turn into compulsions. And it goes way beyond just the technology, as Matt Haig points out in his book Notes on a Nervous Planet.
He explores the ways in which modern life can put a dent in our happiness.
The book is a followup to Reasons to Stay Alive; Matt Haig visits The Exchange.