As we monitor our social media feeds there’s no shortage of news to make us feel bad and sad. Doomscrolling became even more popular during the pandemic,
It’s time to make a stand and we now have a name for it. Instead of doomscrolling, we need to think of cheerscrolling. Thanks to Marcus Gordon, our IdeaSpies Inclusion Editor, the Urban Dictionary has added cheerscrolling which is defined as ”the flipside to doomscrolling”.
“Instead of scrolling through your news and social media clicking on feeds that upset you or you get mad about….you instead spend your time looking through content on sites that provide positive content that makes you feel cheerful."