social media use and anxiety

How to protect your children from social media anxiety

Anxiety in teenagers caused by excessive social media use is steadily rising. Here’s what you need to know about how you can protect your kids.

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Almost a decade has passed since the term “Facebook depression” was first coined in a 2011 report by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Social media’s importance in our everyday lives hasn’t stopped expanding, and neither has the research on social media’s long-term psychological impact on teenagers. There’s no clear-cut scientific consensus yet as to whether social media use per se is a major cause of a growing number of anxiety cases among adolescents. That said, most researchers agree that excessive social media use can harm your child.

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Work stress and depression causes a variety of health problems.

How to set boundaries at work and reduce anxiety

If work stress is leaving you feeling anxious, follow these tips to set boundaries and reduce work-related anxiety.

Stress caused by the working environment or work overload can leave people to feel anxious and depressed. We spend a considerable amount of our waking hours at work, which means that our jobs have the power to hugely influence our wellbeing and day-to-day happiness. At MindWell Psychology we work with individuals who suffer from anxiety and depression, and work stress is one of the most frequent ongoing problems many people struggle with.  Read more “How to set boundaries at work and reduce anxiety”