Are these fears overblown? What is social media doing to us as individuals and as a society? Since over 70% of American teens and adults are on Facebook and over 1.2 billion users visit the site daily—with the average person spending over 90 minutes a day on all social media platforms combined—it’s vital that we gain wisdom about the social media genie, because it’s true – it’s not going back into the bottle without our mindful effort. Our wish to connect with others and express ourselves come with unwanted side effects. Social media may in fact be leading us away from the belonging we sought in the first place. … [Read more...] about Is Facebook Destroying Society and Your Mental Health?
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Powers And Qualities Of Nandi Nandi symbolises justice, faith, honour, wisdom and virility and anybody with these qualities can become dear to Lord Shiva. It is said that Nandi plays the music when Lord Shiva performs the Tandava. He had even killed the demon elephant Airavat while being the commander of the army of Lord Shiva. Nandi is the protector of Dharma and the giver of boons. … [Read more...] about Maha Shivratri 2020: The Story Of Sacred Bull Nandi
Sagittarius: 22 November - 21 December If you are facing any kind of problem in your family life then today you may have to make some concrete and important decisions. Today, voices of protest against you can also be heard in the house, but you must be fair and take your decisions. There are certain reforms on the economic front today, but spend it thoughtfully. It is better if you do not do any work related to money in a hurry. Today, a colleague in the office can be the reason for your annoyance. In such a situation it will be a little difficult for you to concentrate on work, but you must learn to ignore these kinds of people and keep your business. Talking about health, today there will be mental turmoil due to which you will feel a little restless. … [Read more...] about Daily Horoscope: 21 February 2020
“Change is best retained in the environment in which it is learned. I’ve worked in wilderness programs and there are a lot of positive things about that, so don’t take this as a knock, but a lot of them are recognizing that once the child has “woken up”… teens are relapsing at home because parents are not going to be able to replicate a wilderness program.” … [Read more...] about Treatments Now Available For Disordered Gaming
One reason for this increasing political polarization is escalating stress in the United States. The American Psychological Association reports that most Americans are suffering from moderate to high stress and that 75 percent of us have experienced at least one stress symptom in the past month. Wrestling with chronic anxiety and worried about mass shootings, climate change, jobs, finances, health care, and our political future, now more than ever, more of us are feeling insecure and defensive (APA 2011, 2017, 2019). … [Read more...] about Does Stress Make Us Selfish?