Healthy use of social media: Social media is the medium to stay connected to the worldly affairs and with our friends. It has made things quite easily accessible to all of us. We all know life without social media is hard to imagine now. Everyone is becoming socially active on social media platforms. However, there are two sides to every coin and so is with social media. Overusing social media is making us alone but a moderate use can actually be healthy for us. We must use it in a healthy way. We all are too busy in scrolling through our phone that we have forgotten to live in the present life. Hence, we are become detached from people and to our self as well. Let’s discuss how we can use social media in a healthy way. (Also read: How can deleting all social media applications help you mentally)
How to use social media in a healthy way?
- Break up with social media
- Build personal connection
- Spend quality time with friends
- Switch it off at night
- Fix some time
Break up with social media
One must take time to time break from social media. It is the best way to stay away from social media addiction. Delete the applications or deactivate your account for some time. You can always come back whenever you want.
Build personal connection
Focus more on building relationships with people on a personal level. Don’t take social media’s support. Try to meet your family and close ones in person instead of waving a Hi on social media platforms. (Also read: Things that happen when you stop checking your social media accounts constantly)
Spend quality time with friends
When you are out with your friends, you must spend time with them. Keep aside your phone and live in the moment. Enjoy the presence and exchange views and ideas. Don’t just keep scrolling your phone and missing out on the most important things in life.
Switch it off at night
Social media is majorly interfering with our sleeping pattern. Thus, try to switch off your internet at night. Keep your phone away from you and don’t use it at night. This will have you have a good night sleep.
Fix some time
Besides this, devote some time to social media. Set the time, don’t use it in excess. Devote an hour or two to social media every day to stay updated and connected.
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These are some of the ways to use social media in a healthy way. Try it and trust us, it will help you. You can read this article in Hindi too.