Challenge of the Day – Take a day off social media

While it can be fun keeping up with friends, family and the Kardashians (jk), it can also cause a lot of undue stress. A Pew Study found a correlation between social media time and stress.  Psychological Stress and Social Media Use discusses the pressure to post, comment and like statuses and pictures.

These technologies are said to takeover people’s lives, creating time and social pressures that put people at risk for the negative physical and psychological health effects that can result from stress.

There is also a toll on one’s psyche being aware of other people’s stressful life events. So unplug and take the stress off for a day.

be GRATEFUL

Count your blessings

Feeling down?

Start taking stock of all that is good in your life. Many studies have found that being grateful for what you have can have significant affects on one’s happiness.

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Quote of the Day – Smile

“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.”

– Thich Nhat Hanh

 

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