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Social Media and Comparison to Others

Posted by Sara Levitsky on Monday, October 27, 2014 Under: Coping Tools
"The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel.” ~Steve Furtick

Author Emily Holland writes about how and why we judge ourselves when we read status updates and look at photos on social media.  

She says the ways to stop the self doubt and questioning include reducing time on social media to 5-10 minutes per day; redirecting focus to real life activities like gym time and reading; and assessing negative self-worth and enhancing it through valuing real relationships, valuing our own time, doing what we love more often, eating well and moving.

For the full article, click the link below:

Why We Compare Ourselves on Social Media and How to Stop
by Emily Holland, MA

In : Coping Tools 



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