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Insights Into Teens: Episode 184 ”Helping Teens Avoid FOMO” (VIDEO)
Ever wondered why you feel an undeniable pull to check social media, only to feel unsatisfied, disconnected, and like you're missing out? Our teenage years are already full of challenges, and this digital age has added a whole new layer of complexity. Join us, Joseph and Madison Whalen, as we strip back the glossy veneer of social media and dive into the phenomenon of FOMO, or the fear of missing out, which is having a profound impact on teenagers today.
Not only do we share the unsettling ways FOMO influences teens' mental health, causing anxiety, depression, and disrupted sleep patterns, but we also guide you through strategies to fight it. From limiting social media usage to maintaining a gratitude journal, volunteering, spending time outdoors, and seeking professional help when needed, we reveal tools that could potentially help teens navigate these treacherous waters. The digital world is here to stay, but with awareness and action, we can help our teens turn the tide on FOMO and steer towards healthier, happier lives. Tune in to explore this critical issue and gain some valuable insights.
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