According to this study, technology makes women happy. So there you have it: my happiness (and yours!) depends upon technology.
And there’s more! “Social networking and gathering information online can help women to successfully juggle and manage all the different roles that fill their lives.” And: “Anything that increases the sense of personal control in our lives, such as IT, will reduce anxiety and stress and keep us mentally well. … IT can increase feelings of security, personal freedom and power, which can give us greater life satisfaction.”
See how I helped you justify your next purchase? You’re welcome.