SOCIAL MEDIA AND MENTAL HEALTH (An Article )
SOCIAL MEDIA AND MENTAL HEALTH
Humans are social creatures. We need the companionship of others to thrive in life, and the strength of our connection has a huge impact on our mental health. Being socially connected to others can ease Depression, stress, anxiety, and also provide us comfort and joy. Social media has become a big part of our lives, but have you ever thought about how it is affecting you?
1) SOCIAL MEDIA CAN DISRUPT YOUR SLEEP:
Can’t sleep? Your phone, Computer, and tablet might be to blame. Medical Daily reported that the blue light from your devices could be keeping you awake at night. That can lead to insomnia.
2) SOCIAL MEDIA CAN IMPROVE YOUR MEMORY
Unlike dusty old photo albums that are only pulled off the shelf at family gatherings, Posting photos and events on social media actually improves your memory of certain events.
3) THE EFFECTS OF VARIOUS PLATFORMS;
In many studies, Facebook is the primary social media site studies while examining mental health. The authors of this study also looked at Instagram, Twitter, and Linkedin. Their study found similar results to others. Social media is very bad for your mental health when you start to compare yourself with others.
4) IT CAN LEAD TO JEALOUSY: