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Social Media Anxiety

Social Media Can Make Holiday Stress Worse

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 11.24.2015 | Technology

If your heart rate's up, put the phone down. That simple advice could save you a lot of grief this holiday season. Experts say social media is liable...

The Very Real Anxiety That Comes From Texting, 'Likes' And FOMO

The Huffington Post | Taylor Trudon | Posted 02.26.2015 | Teen

"K." There's a feeling of dread that can come with receiving a text with this singular letter. Mostly, because it can be hard to figure out what "k...

Social Media Might Actually Help Women Deal With Stress

LiveScience | Elizabeth Palermo | Posted 01.16.2015 | Women

By: Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 01/15/2015 10:56 AM EST on LiveScience Face it, ladies: your DIY projects rarely turn o...

Why I'm Giving Up Lists in 2014, and Why You Should Too

Max Cantor | Posted 03.10.2014 | New York
Max Cantor

I'm giving up lists this year because reading lists is one of the "Top Ten Time-Wasters at Work." It leads to over-thinking, one of the "Fifty Guarant...

How To Unplug Without Ignoring Your Friends

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.12.2013 | Healthy Living

The experience of dining out has changed. We text, tweet and email all while forking a few bites into our mouths and half-participating in the actual ...

Dating in a Texting World

Julie Spira | Posted 09.17.2013 | Style
Julie Spira

What is the proper etiquette for returning a date's text message? This is a question that I get asked quite frequently.

The Social Network That's Stressing Moms Out

Posted 05.11.2013 | Parents

Social media anxiety disorder may not be a recognized mental health issue (yet), but for some moms, social network-inflicted stress has added consider...

How To Keep Facebook From Stressing You Out Post-Split

Posted 04.15.2013 | Divorce

Facebook's mission may be to "connect the world," but when it comes to divorce, connecting with your ex is probably the last thing you want to do. Soc...

What Is #SMAD? @HealthyLiving And @GPSForSoul Talk Social Media Anxiety Disorder

Posted 03.01.2013 | Healthy Living

[View the story "#SMAD Twitter chat with @HealthyLiving and @GPSForSoul" on Storify]...

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...

Do You Suffer From Social Media Anxiety Disorder?

Julie Spira | Posted 03.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Spira

At the end of the digital day, understand that we live in a busy world that operates 24/7. Sometimes you just need to take a deep breath and go to sleep. You might feel better about it in the morning.

Social Media Is Making Us Anxious, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 07.12.2012 | Technology

Got the Facebook fears? According to a recent study released by non-profit Anxiety UK, over half of the social media users polled said Facebook, Tw...

The Psychology Behind The 'Fear Of Missing Out'

Tijana Milosevic | Posted 04.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Tijana Milosevic

Urban Dictionary says that FOMO stands for "the fear that if you miss a party or an event you will miss out on something great." As in: "I can't decide if I should go out tonight, but I know that if I don't, I'll get a chronic FOMO."

Social Media and Anxiety

Daniel Donahoo | Posted 04.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Daniel Donahoo

We need to consider how the rise of new and emerging technologies impacts our health and wellbeing, and how we support people who find themselves in situations where their use of technology it is not as healthy or productive as it could be.