Posts Tagged ‘social media’

self-esteem, social media

Self-Esteem and Social Media

3 Things that Hurt Your Self-Esteem #1: Spending Too Much Time on Social Media Nowadays, it’s almost impossible to avoid social media. It’s where you see updates from friends and family, get invited to birthdays, work events, and other social gatherings. Oftentimes we even learn about the major events going on in the world from…

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bullying and social media

Bullying, Social Media, and Teens

  It seems like every other week we hear a heart wrenching news story about a child who was the victim of bullying and chose to take his/her life. As a parent, I cannot imagine the horror that child’s family has to endure as a result of bullying. Hearing these new stories, I am always…

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loneliness and technology

Loneliness and Social Media

Recently, NPR had a great article on loneliness (NPR article). How is it possible that, with the multitude of ways we have to connect with others, we can feel so disconnected? How many of us aimlessly scroll through Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat once, twice, even multiple times a day? I know I’m guilty. Do…

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