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No Plan B


Jul 6, 2021

What is the Link Between Social Media and Mental Health.

Guests:

- Amy Morin, Editor In Chief at Verywell Mind One of the top 100 leadership speakers of 2018 by Inc. Magazine. International bestselling author, psychotherapist, and popular keynote speaker. TEDx -

- Sonia Zarbatany, Speaker, Life & Performance Coach, Podcaster With over 15 years at the top of the fashion industry- 

For many of us, social media is already a big part of our lives. But despite the benefits we gain from it, there are also downsides to using it.. Self-esteem confidence, immune system, longevity. Social media user numbers continue to grow. In fact, the average person spends at least 1 hour and 40 minutes (up to 2H30 for me) per day.. is it a mirror of our social or business culture? Some say social media is the trigger for symptoms of depression and anxiety; Others present data to support that increased social media usage is a sign or symptom of a potential mental illness. Social media is an anxiety-fueled space, but it’s up to us to decide if and when to turn it off! 1. Too much time scrolling, can this increase feelings of stress, anxiety, and depression? 2. How Long should last a Social Media Detox? 3. What are the benefits gained from the sense of being constantly connected? 4. Are social medias of any help in the process of building mental resilience, better life or self improvement? Conclusion: Ultimate healthiest boundary one can set for itself: shutting off the noise on social media & taking a break?