Mental health

  • Communication,  Mental health,  Personal growth

    How wired are you ?

    “When I grow up, I’m gonna look up from my phone and see my life.” ~Phoebe Bridgers Have you been feeling lonely lately? Ironically, a growing body of research shows that being more connected online is making us lonelier — and eroding our mental health. The American Medical Association, for instance, examined several new studies on “the internet and psychological well-being.” Overall, increased internet use was associated with “a decline in users’ communication with family members, a decrease in their social circle, and an increase in depression and loneliness.”  Socializing online also makes us lazier. We delude ourselves into believing that we’ve spent time with others — when we’ve only…