Elisabeth Linley on breaking the habit of social media

Social media is perceived by many as an essential part of our life and yet in my day job as a clinical psychologist, I have come across clients who would describe themselves as ‘addicted’. Some years ago, like many, I would spend hours, especially after a long day at work, unwinding in front of the …

How Does Social Media Impact Society?

Advances in technology, on the one hand, have made it possible for us to stay in touch with people living across the globe. It allows us to maintain acquaintances easily. Our social circles are thus much more extensive and diverse… On another side, it is said that online friendships are obscuring those in the real …

3 QUICK & SIMPLE WAYS TO USE VIDEO WITHOUT SOCIAL MEDIA

Video is the simplest and most powerful way to connect with your audience. It quantum leaps the know-like-trust factor as people can make an instant connection with you and feel your energy and passion. It helps them make quick decisions as they can instantly visualise working with you. Here’s the even better news. Although social …

Create space for creativity to switch off from social

Creating space for creativity can help in multidimensional ways — in your business, personal life and help you develop a healthier relationship to the screen so you can switch off social media more often. Creativity can be negatively affected by social media, due to your executive attention being impacted by all the multitasking you do …

BRITS COPING WITH THE PRESSURES OF LIVING THE ‘PERFECT LIVES’ DUE TO SOCIAL MEDIA

A new study by RESCUE® highlights how many Brits are comparing themselves to others online and what they’ve ever felt ‘guilty’ about as a result Half of all British adults compare themselves to others on social media A quarter of adults admit they feel self-conscious when using social media Over one in five feel under …

SOCIAL MEDIA PRESSURES: EXPERT TIPS FOR SETTING HEALTHY DIGITAL BOUNDARIES

Social media and the desire to lead picture-perfect lives is one of the leading causes of stress and overwhelm for adults all over the world[1]. Exactly half of all British adults have compared themselves to others on the likes of Instagram, Facebook and Tik Tok, according to the new study by RESCUE Remedy®[2]. Comparisons we …

By Jerusha Mather: How can we reduce our dependency on social media

Our generation loves social media. Whilst it’s an excellent tool for forming meaningful connections and influencing and manifesting your creativity, it is highly addictive and time-consuming. People spend way too much time on social media platforms.  I’m a busy PhD student and can get overwhelmed by the work I have to do. Recently, I had …

Metaverse for business: Does it represent an opportunity or a gimmick?

Facebook made headlines around the world when they announced the Metaverse, a virtual reality world in which owner Mark Zuckerberg claims we’ll live, communicate and do business with each other in the not too distant future. Whether this sounds exciting or dystopian to you probably depends largely on your attitudes towards technological change, the increasing …

How the metaverse is changing the business world

Ready or not, the metaverse is here. Companies across all industries around the world have been scaling into the metaverse over the last year, from Google to Microsoft and everyone in between. Increasingly, businesses around the world are recognizing this same truth about the metaverse and are making the jump with both feet in. But, …