Three billion people, about 40% of the world’s population, use social media-and according to some reports, we spend an average of two hours each day sharing, liking, writing and updating this device. That means about half a million like and Snap chat photos are distributed every minute.
When social media has a big role in our lives, can we sacrifice the health and well-being of our souls and our time? What exactly is the evidence found?
In a study involving 600 adults, about a third said social media had made them feel negative emotions – most frustrated – and jealousy was one of the main causes. This is triggered by the tendency to compare their lives with others and the first cause is the photos of others who are traveling. A sense of envy leads to a “vortex of jealousy,” in which people act in envy by adding similar …