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Can you survive 24 hours without social media? We tried

“Can you handle 24 hours without your phone?” I asked my followers on Instagram, telling them about Digital Detox Day which was happening on Sept. 5. “Can you?” friends replied to my Stories.  The question was valid. I am pretty attached to my phone. It’s the first thing I reach for when I wake up, …

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Can you handle 24 hours without social media?

#IAmWhole, Lush and Zoella founder Zoe Sugg have a challenge for you: participate in #DigitalDetoxDay on September 5. This collaboration aims to bring awareness to the negative effects of social media on mental health and encourages people to cultivate a healthier relationship with these platforms and the devices they use. Digital Detox Day asks participants …

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How toys are keeping me sane during the pandemic

While many people have turned to baking or gardening, I’ve gone back to playing A couple of weeks into the lockdown, as everyone started to turn to baking or gardening, both soothing and comforting activities during a period of stress and uncertainty, I felt no such urge. While flour started to run out in stores …

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‘Beat the stigma that it’s not OK to talk about it’

Struggling with the new normal? Experts and mental health advocates share tips   Inquirer and Globe Telecom have partnered to provide safe spaces for people to talk about mental health. Part of the campaign is the #StartANewDay webinar series.  The first, which was for millennials and Gen Z, was broadcast on Inquirer.net’s Facebook page July 2 …

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