Showing posts from October 29, 2018

Social Media's Affect On Your Mental Health

I watched a Ted Talk called IsSocial Media Hurting Your Mental Health"and the speaker introduced 4 common stressors of social media that can become full blown mental health issues if not checked and taken accounted of, so for this post I thought I would share them with you:

Highlight Reel

The best and proudest moments displayed for all to see. That is basically social media for us; it is our peers and the influencers we look up to giving us a glimpse of the best parts of their day. Due to the fact that we live in a culture where young teen and adults are trapped in this cycle of comparison, we are constantly " comparing our behind-the-scenes with someone else's highlight reel" .

We forget that your friend's snapchat story may look fun as she is spending more time with her boyfriend, but that is what she may choose to show snapchat. Because of course, who really wants to display the hardships and annoying moments with everyone right? You just never know what some…