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Is Social Media the Bad Guy? Redefining Beauty in a Digital World

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J We’re living in an age of hyper-connectivity where social media is being widely used by almost every age group in the world. It’s connected people from all corners of the planet and given us the opportunity to have global conversations about practically any subject, event, or news piece. However, many mental health and behavioral…

VIDEO: How Facebook Preys on Our Mental Health

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J In an ironic turn, the recent controversy surrounding Facebook and Cambridge Analytica eclipsed another controversy brewing months before. As 2017 came to close, the million-dollar question surrounding the company was, Does Facebook make us depressed? Back in December, even Facebook itself posted an article on its official blog, titled, Hard Questions: Is Spending Time…

Mental Health is Not Just the Absence of Mental Illness

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J In an increasingly globalized and mediatized world, in which mental illness is one of society’s most discussed cultural artifacts, Colleen Patrick Goudreau’s words ring out: “If we don’t have time to be sick, then we have to make time to be healthy”. With the prevalence of mental health problems, it is clear why. Mental…

Skype, text or Facebook? Using technology to get most out of your long-distance relationship

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Our world is getting smaller and we are all getting farther apart. No, this isn’t a prelude to a discussion on how technology has turned us into antisocial zombies. On the contrary, in an increasingly connected world each of us has more opportunities to work in, travel to, and meet people from different places…