A study published in PLOS One highlights the importance of the difference between social media platforms in relation to the psychological impact of social media. The findings revealed that active use of Facebook during the pandemic was tied to greater negative affect, while active uses of Twitter and Instagram were tied to greater life satisfaction through increased social support
Respondents completed a series of questions to gather further understanding of their behaviour on the various social media platforms.
COVID-19 has accelerated the shift in how the world works. It has also placed a significant strain on our personal and family security, income and wellbeing. Rising unemployment accounted for approximately a quarter of excess suicides during the 2008 Global Financial Crisis (GFC). The United Project focuses on the prevention of mental ill-health, through early detection.Their programs cover transformation of the workplace to steer wellbeing in a positive direction, both mentally and physically. https://www.theunitedproject.net/
Although we'd like to think children aren't affected by poor mental health, the reality is they are.Mental health issues have been on the rise in children and have been further amplified by the pandemic. But there are ways we can talk to children about mental health, such as using the emotional volcano to explain how holding in our emotions can be bad.There are also a lot of self-care ideas you can do with children, such as creating stories together.To find out more, click the link below:https://unwantedlife.me/teaching-children-about-mental-health