Are we raising a generation that fears intimacy?
One of the most basic needs of humans is connection. We need to know we matter and are loved by others. With technological advancement and blurred boundaries between work and home, we’ve used social media to bridge connection with each other. However, social media is limited in helping people achieve true intimacy and a deeper sense of belonging. Not taking time to emotionally connect shortens longevity and increases loneliness, anxiety, depression and health problems. Parent
Is screen time making you lonely?
When’s the last time you took a walk during the work day or sat down with a friend for a cup of coffee without looking at your phone or feeling it buzz you? How often do you have to cancel a get together because you were catching up with emails from the day? When you’re willing to put off connecting with someone you love because you’re getting enough “likes” on social media, you’re heading into a dangerous mental health zone. Research has shown that increased screen time corr