Shared Links (weekly) Jan. 16, 2022

Shared Links (weekly) Jan. 16, 2022

Sharing – The impact of Facebook and Instagram on teens isn’t so clear
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Sharing – The impact of Facebook and Instagram on teens isn’t so clear

In the end, here’s the thing. You, and your kids, are not a study. You are all individuals, who may be negatively impacted by social media, or not. You may need to consider not using it, you may need to consider changing up who you’re following to get stuff that is good for your mental health into your feeds, or you may be perfectly fine using it the way you are. It might even be helping you and having a positive impact on your lives.

Only you can truly judge that. If it’s harming you, I hope you’ll consider making changes. Follow the social media accounts for this blog if you want to start getting more information like this, or just stop using it altogether. If it’s helping you feel supported and less alone in the world, then enjoy that and I hope you’ll continue to share that within your social media circles.

As I have said many times – do what works for you.

Shared Links (weekly) Dec. 5, 2021

Shared Links (weekly) Dec. 5, 2021

Shared Links (weekly) Aug. 8, 2021

Shared Links (weekly) Aug. 8, 2021

Have We Overlooked Men When Talking About Body Shaming?

Have We Overlooked Men When Talking About Body Shaming?

I’ve been lucky enough to see a couple of men talk about eating disorders, and body image, but I’ll be the first to admit, if you asked me, based on what I see and hear, if these were mostly women’s issues, I’d probably say yes. But that’s wrong. These are very much men’s issues and trans issues as well. We make jokes about dad bods and assume it’s no big deal because it’s men, and they don’t have the same problems, and hang ups, but we do. There are far more people in the world struggling with their body, and disordered eating, who aren’t included in the conversation because we assume it’s a young women’s issue. 

Shared Links (weekly) April 11, 2021

Shared Links (weekly) April 11, 2021