Way social media backlashes users

Way social media backlashes users

Social media platforms have changed the way people interact with each other. Although they are the best medium to remain in touch with hundreds of friends and loved ones, the impact of social media is a matter of concern. Several studies have demonstrated, both, advantages and disadvantages of the social media platforms.

One of the less-discussed impacts of social media is the way the excessive use of social media affects mental health. A spate of recent live suicide and murder videos on Facebook has massively drawn attention of the people toward the debilitating effects of social media on the emotional and psychological health of the users, especially youngsters. Several studies have highlighted that the prolonged use of social media increases the risk of developing depressive symptoms, such as anxiety, low self-esteem, etc. Read more

How to overcome depression better

How to overcome depression better

All of us go through feelings of grief and sadness from time to time. Luckily, they are transient and go away most of the time in a few days. However, one should become concerned when depressive symptoms persist more than the expected and the usual time. Many experts have stated that depression is not a rare condition rather a pandemic that has engulfed all, irrespective of age, gender, etc. Read more