Social media can take a toll on your mental health if you let it. When it comes to our children, oftentimes their emotions and minds aren’t ready to handle the effects of social media. Their lives are on display, there’s competition and seeing who’s doing what. They need likes in order to feel liked and it’s not healthy. Today I’m chatting with Lauren Ellman, author of BRB: A Memoir About Coming of Age In the Digital Age and we are discussing the impact social media has had on the millennial generation, how it affects the mental health of all of us and what we can do to to consciously and intentionally consume social media that makes us feel good while putting an end to the mindless scroll.
In This Episode, Michelle Talks About
- Filling Your Feed With What Feeds You
- Millennials and Social Media
- How Social Media Is Affecting Teens
- Mental Health and Social Media