Recently, I got to connect with Mentor Pro to share the ways that I have seen social media impact my client's lives- specifically by increasing stress, anxiety, and depression.
As humans, we are always seeking acceptance, love, and value. Instead of assessing our progress towards these goals based on in-person interactions and achievements, social media has given us a space to be compared, accepted, or rejected 24 hours a day. It has strangely quantified the importance of what we contribute through likes, and social media can absolutely increase stress, anxiety, and even depressive symptoms.
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