It's human nature to want the scoop on everything; but too much information may be the reason you are always paranoid, depressed or even stressed. Watching the news can be depressing at times for various reasons. Being constantly reminded of daily crime activities, political turmoil, pandemics and other things are no doubt affecting the lives of Americans around the world. While researchers have studied that taking a break from watching the news helps to manage depression and anxiety, I do think social sites are typically overlooked. We also need to be mindful of the type of accounts we are following on social media as well. Most of us go straight to our social apps before we even step out of bed. With that being said, you shouldn't wake up to bad news. Being as though we have no control of what will pop up on our timeline, seeing a traumatic story first thing in the morning can affect your day. Its good to stay in tune with the news of the world, but too much of anything can eventually become physically or emotionally harmful. My suggestion is to find a balance that works for you.
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