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Home > Medical Services > Employee Assistance Program (EAP) > Employee Resources & Support > EAP Educational Articles > 6 Tips for Healthy Social Media Use
Social media is a significant way in which we interact in our world today. Our every comment, like, or share engages others. Although social media is valuable in connecting us with others, it can foster negative thoughts and feelings. All too often, a scroll through one’s feed offers up engagements, weddings, births, graduations, vacations, and grand adventures--all the good moments of someone's life. Only seeing the good can be hard on our mental health when we start to compare. Exposure to another's negativity impacts our mental health too. A tweet we do not agree with or a post we find upsetting can spur negativity in us as well. So, how do you guard against social media’s drain on your mental health? Here are some tips.