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ICYMI: Easy Cooking Is A Lie And Why Living Alone Is Good For Your Health

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.05.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. During this difficult week, we took time to try to process the horrifying mass shooting in San Ber...

5 Reasons Why Facebook Can Be Dangerous for People With Depression

Lorne Jaffe | Posted 05.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Lorne Jaffe

Last week I fell into panic mode. It started with intense chest pains each time I logged onto Facebook to check the groups I belong to as well as scro...

These Mantras Are Here To Remind You That You're Perfect The Way You Are

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 04.13.2015 | Healthy Living

We all realize that social media is basically a highlight reel -- but just because we know that our newsfeed is often an ostentatious representation o...

Heavy Facebook Use Makes Some People Jealous And Depressed: Study

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 02.04.2015 | Technology

Paying too much attention to your Facebook friends' updates could be bad for your mental health, according to a new study

Carolyn Gregoire

What Happens When You Remove Facebook's Most Popular Feature | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.12.2014 | Healthy Living

Benjamin Grosser describes himself as a longtime heavy Facebook user. But a couple of years ago, he noticed some disconcerting patterns in how he was ...

How To Quit Facebook Without Experiencing Withdrawal

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.17.2014 | Technology

If you're addicted to Facebook and trying to quit, here's a little trick: Think about how much you love Instagram. According to a new study, people...

I'm Single. And I'm Sitting at Home On a Sunday. And You're in the Park With Your Kid.

Elizabeth Barnett | Posted 12.09.2014 | Women
Elizabeth Barnett

I'm writing this post to ask that if you have a family, you take a moment to recognize that they are a blessing. The moments you are having with your husband and your kids should be treasured, even the moments where things aren't working out the way you had hoped.

Why You Feel Terrible After Spending Too Much Time On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Hiscott | Posted 07.18.2014 | Technology

Next time you’re in a bad mood, resist the urge to try and cheer yourself up by checking Facebook. It likely won’t work, according to a recent stu...

The Facebook Lie We All Believe

Scott Dannemiller | Posted 05.13.2014 | Technology
Scott Dannemiller

Wanna know a secret? We're all just fighting for something we already have. Like looking for the pen that's tucked behind my own ear. I scan my page for "likes" in hopes of finding a sense of peace. To drown out the voice in my head. My voice.

Yagana Shah

10 Of The Most Obnoxious Facebook Overshares | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

Remember the good old days when you'd get your class yearbook and spend hours scanning through your classmates' photos? Today, Facebook has made it po...

8 Ways To Avoid Social Media Stress

Posted 02.23.2013 | Teen

Updating and browsing your Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram accounts probably makes up a huge chunk of the time you spend online -- and let's b...

5 Reasons To Stop Checking Facebook At Work

Inc. | Posted 02.19.2013 | Small Business

By Christina DesMarais, visit Inc. How many times do you check Facebook a day? And what are your motivations for doing so? Are you bored? Don't hav...

Is Facebook Making You Miserable?

Reuters | Belinda Goldsmith | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON (Reuters) - Witnessing friends' vacations, love lives and work successes on Facebook can cause envy and tri...

If You Didn't 'Like' It On Facebook, Did You Ever Like It At All?

Emma Orlow | Posted 01.26.2013 | Teen
Emma Orlow

I spent time liking things on my own profile, following people I like on Twitter, all to cultivate an online reputation that matches who I am IRL, hoping that someone is doing the same for me.

Chivalry is Dead -- And So Is Facebook

Anne Hilker | Posted 01.22.2013 | Teen
Anne Hilker

I got my Facebook account in seventh grade. It was a huge deal and I remember feeling so cool -- I had a Facebook! Four years later Facebook has lost its sparkle.

Farewell to Facebook

Kayley Kravitz | Posted 11.19.2012 | Technology
Kayley Kravitz

With all of the negative press against Facebook (going public, anyone?) I can't help but wonder if it's slowly but surely going the way of MySpace.

I Facebook, Therefore I Am

Pamela Newton | Posted 10.22.2012 | Technology
Pamela Newton

Facebook has taken on less and less the character of a social networking site and more and more that of a massive image-maintenance machine. Everyone posts photos of their beautiful vacations, their beautiful babies, and their beautiful spouses.

Depressed? It Must Be Facebook

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 09.13.2012 | Home
Eric Yaverbaum

A few days ago, the media reported on a study done by researchers at the University of Wisconsin that concluded Facebook is indeed safe for consumption.

Katherine Bindley

Is Facebook Depression Real? | Katherine Bindley | Posted 07.10.2012 | Technology

Despite all its merits in keeping people connected, Facebook has been suspected of leading to unfortunate side effects, such as jealousy, low self-est...

Facebook Envy: How Cruising Can Kill Self Esteem

Wendy Sachs | Posted 04.09.2012 | Technology
Wendy Sachs

Facebook Envy can be downright harmful to self esteem. But Facebook is an alternate universe, not reality. It's a ubiquitous PR machine where everyone's persona can sparkle brighter.

Is Facebook Making Us Miserable?

Daniel Gulati | Posted 03.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Daniel Gulati

In my last post, I noted that Facebook and social media are major contributors to career anxiety. After seeing some of the comments and reactions to the post, it's clear that Facebook in particular takes it a step further: It's actually making us miserable.

'Facebook Depression': A Nonexistent Condition

Larry Magid | Posted 05.30.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

This catchy new condition got the American Academy of Pediatrics report a lot of media attention. Trouble is, it's a made-up condition which, despite claims to the contrary, is not backed up by any research.

Do You Have 'Facebook Depression'?

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 05.30.2011 | Home
Robert David Jaffee

Kids need to be taught the value of real, palpable friendship, the kind that you can only forge through offline contact with another individual.

Message To Facebook: I'm Taking Back My Happiness

Amy Gutman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amy Gutman

Facebook: Good or bad? Is it nurturing our families and communities by bringing us closer together? Or is it a dangerous threat -- a technology that fosters isolation, anxiety and narcissism?