If you’re spending time with Charlie Puth, your phone better be on silent!

The “Attention” singer checks his phone occasionally, but warned his fans about becoming too attached to their devices:

“We’re in a world of Facebook and Instagram,” he explained. “If you get a ‘like,’ you get this rush of dopamine to your mind. Social media is important, but we should venture out a little bit and not rely on it for self approval.”

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Charlie went on to say that we should learn to appreciate our surroundings and “smell the air in nature.” Smart guy!

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