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Social media use during the pandemic

Ask yourself 'is this app or WhatsApp conversation making me feel good?'

Linda, Jigsaw Clinician

Since the Coronavirus pandemic has impacted life in Ireland our social media feeds have changed. We are faced with scary news stories and constant updates around the clock. Our routines have changed too, and we are more reliant on technology for keeping in touch, working and study. There are many things we can’t control, but how we use social media and what we view are some of the things we can.

In this video Linda suggests how we can use social media in a way that is less likely to negatively impact our mental health.

>Read more about coping with the impact of Coronavirus. 

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