Signs Social Media Is Impacting Your Mental Health

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“That will never be me”

While there is some value in witnessing examples of goals we hope to achieve one day, there can also be such a thing as drowning ourselves in images of those “doing better than us,” and feeling stuck beneath that perceived weight. “Depression is common for those who become heavily consumed with social media. With the amount of social media accounts they may follow or even the type of social media they use, it can easily make someone feel sad, bringing emotional heaviness, and the feelings of being stuck and stagnant. There is also a feeling of helplessness and hopelessness as well,” says Hussain.

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