Digital Discipline: A Modern Mental Health Necessity?

Recently, I decided to take a month-long break from social media. This was partly prompted by books and articles exploring the benefits of ‘digital detoxing’ (like Cal Newport’s Digital Minimalism) and partly due to reservations that had been rumbling around inside me about my use of social media platforms for a while. Although I wouldn’t call myself an…

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Five Reasons I Fell Out of Love With Facebook

When I joined Facebook back in 2011, I thought it was pretty wonderful.  As a stay-at-home Mum with little chance to socialise, it provided an opportunity to ‘chat’ with other adults, look at photos of peoples’ holidays and keep up to date with the latest goings-ons of friends and relatives in far-flung destinations. I was…

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