The American Academy of Pediatrics has warned about the potential for negative effects of social media in young kids and teens, but the same risks may be true for adults, across generations.
Here are 6 ways social media affects our mental health:
📲 It’s addictive.
📲 It triggers more sadness, less well-being.
📲 Comparing our lives with others is mentally unhealthy.
📲 It can lead to jealousy—and a vicious cycle.
📲 We get caught in the delusion of thinking it will help.
📲 More friends on social doesn’t mean you’re more social.
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