OH! Magazine - Australian Version November 2016 - Page 7
( Emotional Fitness )
THE SOCIAL MEDIA
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Emotional fitness expert Heidi Di Santo shares
these tips to avoid the social media comparison trap.
o you ever compare your life to
others when you're on social media?
When scrolling through your news feed,
perhaps you see a picture of someone's new
car, house or recent holiday and think to
yourself that 'you're life just isn't good
enough' when contrasted with others?
Being human, it's hard not to compare (and
to have thoughts that you're not good
enough). But if it's getting you down, it's
important to take action.
Are you aware that recent research has
linked high social media use to anxiety,
depression and even suicide?
If your social media news feed is getting you
down, it's time to take stock. In this article,
I want to discuss three ways to put your life
into perspective s