While online gaming is all in a day’s work for Australia’s leading voice of mainstream gaming, Stephanie Bendixsen, it’s also a source of relaxation.
“Gaming for me gives my brain a focus without the stress of having to deliver anything to anyone. It’s a way for my brain to feel happily engaged in an activity, making decisions, and solving basic problems – at my own pace and without any agenda other than enjoyment,” she says.
“I think video games – especially social ones – are a far better use of screen time than staring at the TV. But I am certainly not disregarding the importance of getting away from screens altogether.”
Stephanie’s top four ways to relax and unwind:
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