Signs Social Media Is Impacting Your Mental Health

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Not all connection is good

“It is very important for us to realize what brings us comfort and support, especially during this time. Now more than ever people are craving human connection and, fortunately, and unfortunately, we have the Internet to rely on to provide that,” Hussain states. And just because something draws us in doesn’t mean that it’s beneficial to our psyche. In fact, much of the content online probably leaves you feeling worse than you did before you saw it. “It is very important to differentiate between when we feel like we are being educated and informed versus feeling overwhelmed and anxious.”

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