20 November 2018
Below is a list of articles and psychology resources curated specifically for you that were shared on our Facebook page last month.
In case you missed it…
Article: Social Media Affirmation Goes Both Ways
Here’s something to think about the next time you are scrolling through your newsfeed: “It turns out that providing positive feedback to others by clicking the “Like” button beneath a social media post is just as rewarding as having other people provide that same positive feedback to us.”
Parenting Resource: Home School Episodes
Do you like to check out resources related to parenting? Check out this website that shares videos where “experts explore cutting-edge ideas about raising children, child psychology, family relationships, and more.”
Article: Instagram-fuelled anxiety crippled Jill Stark, until she confronted the ‘fairytale filter’
“Stark wants to infiltrate our ‘quick-fix society’ with the message that feelings of unhappiness are neither abnormal nor signs of weakness.”
Video: The Problem with Parents and Social Media
It’s something you probably think about a lot if you have kids: their social media and relationship with technology. Check out this video for thoughts on the subject and ways to think about it from another perspective.
Article: Recognizing Eating Disorders in Time to Help
“Experts say an eating disorder should not be considered normal adolescent behavior, and they urge adults to try to stop the problem before it becomes entrenched.”
Article: 6 Scientific Methods for Building Resilience
Life involves failure. And building resilience is an important skill to develop. Read this informative article for insight into how your emotions play a factor in your personal resilience.
Article: Devices Dominate Teenagers’ Social Lives
“I wonder if we are seeing the beginnings of some weird negative feedback loop where we can’t help but be on our devices when we’re with other people, and we get upset with others for being distracted by their devices when they’re with us — so therefore we don’t want to hang out with people in person anymore because it’s easier to interact with them on our devices.”
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