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Clean up your social media

Posted on 10 February 2023

We’ve all been there when we find ourselves aimlessly scrolling through one or a few social media apps on our screens, and before we know it, hours have passed; not even the numbing hand or the ache on your face from where the phone fell has stopped us. 

So let’s talk about how we can stop this from happening and find good habits that help you feel better. 

Why is social media consuming you? 

We may all have a love-hate relationship with social media; sometimes, we love it, and other times, it’s the content that drives us up the wall. 

We’re told to find the right balance, not to allow the content we consume to consume us, and yes, of course, everything in moderation is great, but how did we get to the point where social media is all-consuming? 

It’s addictive because it’s full of connections, dopamine-induced fun, and all things great. However, when we’re constantly on it without reasoning and can’t quit, it can become all-consuming. 

These questions can help you identify if it’s time to reduce your social media usage:

Why Should We Reduce Our Usage?

Now, that’s not to say don’t use it! Social media can be a source of motivation and inspiration when used correctly and in moderation. You can reshape your relationship with social media by:

How to use social media positively/how to find safe spaces online 

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