We are influenced by the accounts that we follow. If who you are following makes you feel bad about yourself then remove them from your feed. You will notice a difference in your mood, promise.
Just because someone has more likes than you doesn’t mean they are more liked than you.
Get an alarm clock that isn’t on your phone - this means that the first thing you see when you wake up isn’t your notifications which can encourage the temptation to start scrolling.
54% of 18 - 25 year olds don’t feel comfortable expressing themselves on social media.
Social media is great for sharing our appreciation but why not try to do it offline instead?
Alone time doesn’t mean you are lonely. It can be really beneficial to spend sometime with yourself away from a screen.
Do you passively rather than actively use social media? Passively using social media without creating any content or engaging on your own account can be bad for your wellbeing.
Think consciously - start monitoring your mood as you use social media - were you happier before you logged on?
60% of people have tried a “digital detox”. Have you ever thought about it?
Forget Fomo and be more Jomo - “Joy of missing out”.
Having thousands of followers doesn’t equate to being popular - in fact 12% of instagram influencers actually admit purchasing followers.
87% of people we surveyed admited looking at other peoples social media images makes them feel unattractive.
64% of the young people have created an “online persona” to get more followers.
Psssst - ever feel abit, erm, unpolished? Well, secretly nearly 20% of people only post pictures that show them in a positive light….Talk about self editing!
Feeling like you are falling behind? Well, 43% of the people we surveyed said they haven’t achieved as much as their peers. In fact, very few people age 45 have achieved that.
Filters are more common than you think. In fact, 12% of people we interviewed said the online them is more attractive than their real life image.
46% of people we surveyed feel that their own lives are unexciting compared to their social media friends. Try not to have too much FOMO and be more JOMO.
If you feel you are checking it too much why not turn off notifications and schedule checking times - that way you won’t feel the constant need to check in.
56% of 18 - 25 year olds believe that social media is making us more antisocial. Why not make a switch and next time you have a group chat, do it in person.
47% feel the pressure to be perfect on their social media. What is perfect for you? Everyones views of what’s is perfect is different.