Digital wellness for beginners

At the peak of the proliferation of smartphones and social media and the attention economy, our attention has become the most valuable commodity. In order to profit from our attention, companies employ tactics to hijack our attention and keep us glued to our smartphones, scrolling mindlessly through our newsfeeds and watching cat memes all day … Continue reading Digital wellness for beginners

Mental health and social media

By now, it is very evident that we can no longer talk about mental health without also mentioning how our increasing addiction to technology, our digital devices, and various online platforms, can negatively impact our mental well-being. Increasingly, studies are showing the negative effects of social media on our mental health and mental well-being [1].  According … Continue reading Mental health and social media