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Social media is a fantastic tool for information, creativity, and connection. While we love scrolling through hilarious Tik Toks and sharing picturesque moments on the ‘gram, sometimes the thing you need most is to just unplug. It can feel daunting to truly step away from social media, so we’ve listed a few reasons why unplugging can be beneficial to your physical and mental health.
A bonus: we’ve curated a 7 day challenge to get you started.
If you’ve ever found yourself scrolling through twitter and suddenly check the clock to find two hours have passed, it can feel disappointing. You make personal, productive goals to feel good- social media can be a barrier to meeting those accomplishments.
Unplugging on a consistent basis will:
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Does anyone else find that their #foryoupage includes a lot of discussion about being anxious, stressed, or even depressed? I sure do and many of us can relate during these times.
Finding time off-screen can:
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A major aspect of social media that you might be unknowingly guilty of is seeking validation. Self-esteem is a battle and social media has a way of fueling this comparison cycle that can tamper how you feel about yourself.
While a detox can’t solve every thought and emotion we experience when we look in the mirror, it certainly can help:
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