Avoiding the Comparison Trap: How to Navigate through Facebook to Avoid Experiencing Mild Depression

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Have you ever noticed that you sometimes feel a little flat after spending time on Facebook?
A study by Kross et al. (2013) found that young people experience lower levels of subjective well-being after spending time on the social media site.
Why would this be?
Some scholars argue that it’s because we compare.
According […]

Arnie says “You can do it!”: How to failproof your goals

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Screen Shot 2016-01-02 at 8.37.59 pmAs a young bodybuilder with a thick Austrian accent Arnold Schwarzenegger declared to a sports journalist that he was going to be Hollywood’s biggest star.
When he’d accomplished that, his next goal was to enter politics. In 2003, he became the Governor of California and proceeded to implement measures to radically reduce California’s […]