Posts in category Technology

It’s Time to Put Your Smartphone Down

Cell phones gave us the opportunity to talk on the phone whenever we please. As strange as it may sound, most of the general public had no cell phones 20 years ago. Internet was barely in use and life worked pretty well without them. Today, however, electronic devices have dominated our world. People can’t live […]

Influence of Social Media on Teenagers

Social media is an integral part of today’s society. We use it as a portal for communication and entertainment. While social media can have a positive effect, spending too much time on social media can take a toll on a person’s mental and emotional health. Studies have shown that teens spend more time each day […]

Constant Exposure to Negative News Makes People Anxious and Unsafe

Today, the vast majority of news is negative. We often hear about crimes, terrorism, strife and acts of violence. Thanks to the 24-hour news cycle, it is nearly impossible to open up a browser, turn on the TV or scroll through your Twitter or Facebook newsfeeds without being assaulted by news or stories about a […]

Is Too Much Social Media Bad for Your Mental Health?

Social media has taken the world by storm. In fact, 1 out of 4 people across the globe have at least 1 social media account. Social networking sites allow us to connect with just about anyone, including our family, friends, co-workers or even random strangers. It’s one of the best ways to keep in the […]

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