How often do you pick up your phone and browse social media just to fill up time? These days, social media is at our fingertips. One scroll turns into thirty minutes. These platforms are designed to keep us on there as long as possible. Social media started out as a place to connect with loved ones, but has evolved into places for advertisers, influencers, and marketers to … [Read more...] about Is Social Media Negatively Impacting Your Life? Here’s How to Handle It
Social media is great for staying in touch with family and friends and finding deals from your favorite brands. However, there can be a downside. Internet searches for social media detox rose 314% this past year. That’s according to a Pinterest study of trends for the year 2020. Maybe you’re one of many adults trying to change your relationship with Facebook and other … [Read more...] about Who Else Wants to Try a Social Media Detox?
There are a lot of people that feel alone these days. It’s not easy or safe to casually meet for dinner at a restaurant. It’s not advisable to meet at a friend’s house for a poker tournament. A lot of the regular activities you normally use to connect with others and to get out of the house are off-limits now. It’s natural to feel out of sorts and isolated. However, where … [Read more...] about What You Can Do if You’re Feeling Socially Isolated
You probably think you’d exercise more if you could find the time. For years, even experts believed that busy schedules were a major obstacle. However, a recent study discovered that the average adult has at least 5 hours of free time each day that they could be spending exercising instead of perusing their phone. Maybe you think you're an exception because you have small … [Read more...] about The Surprising Truth about Exercise and Your Phone