It’s been a long time since I’ve written on the topic of technology and social media. Then comes the Facebook outage and I start to look into how the world has handled it.
But I’m finding the angle of the topic has almost turned in on itself in recent years. To be honest, as a mental health professional even I didn’t see things going in this direction.
Continue reading Facebook Outage: We’re Ok…
I’m sure you – like everyone else – can be found Googling your symptoms when you think something is wrong.
Today, all the information we need is at our fingertips which is a fantastic resource to have. Before the internet, I personally don’t remember actively making a library visit to find out how long my eye should itch for before consulting a doctor. I would just ask the doctor.
Continue reading Googling your symptoms? What’s it doing to your mental health?
As usual, I’m always happy to see constant new research and studies published linking social media and our mental health or societal expectations.
Continue reading What is the TRUE relation between social media and mental health?
As I look around for inspiration for youtube or blog content, it was hard to not notice the impact that Tiktok has had on the world this past year.
Continue reading Is the ‘For You Page’ For Your Pleasure? | Is TikTok Bad For You?
I’ve made it to the end of my gaming journey. All-in-all, I hope it can help you to understand why you play games, why you find it hard to stop, and also how to use what you have learnt playing video games to your advantage.
Continue reading What can you learn from gaming?
Are you into gaming? Me too. Over some time I have been taking you through the pros, cons, reasons, and resolutions to not being able to tear yourself away from video games.
I wanted to cover this more than other topics because it is something I can relate to and have done for a huge portion of my life.
So, as I have been taking you through why you play video games and whether it is a good or a bad thing, it’s best for me to explain why I felt that this series would be massively helpful to so many of you.
Continue reading Let’s talk gaming: Why & how to stop