FCPGM [Fight Coach, Psychotherapist, Gym Momma]

FCPGM 022: Social Media - positive or negative?

October 24, 2020 Liam-Og Griffin, James White, Marlene Griffin Season 1 Episode 22
FCPGM [Fight Coach, Psychotherapist, Gym Momma]
FCPGM 022: Social Media - positive or negative?
Show Notes

In the 21st century, the internet has revolutionised how our species interacts socially. Being Tik Tok famous or an influencer are terms that didn’t exist just a few short years ago. There’s no doubt social media brings connectivity and entertainment to the masses, but at what cost? On today’s episode…. We take a deep dive into social networking - the good, the bad and angry emoji. How can we benefit from its many positives without drowning in an ocean of pretentiousness and negativity?

Recommended Books:

Unfu*k Yourself Series 2 Books Collection Set by Gary John Bishop (Unfu*k Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and into Your Life & Do the Work: The Official Unrepentant, Ass-Kicking, No-Kidding)  https://amzn.to/3451Rfk

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are, by Brene Brown https://amzn.to/349cXja

Ten arguments to deleting social media right now,  by Jaron Lanier: https://amzn.to/2Iz5HVy

The age of surveillance capitalism, by Shoshana Zuboff: https://amzn.to/2Ha9Qi6

When Likes aren’t enough, by Tim Bono: https://amzn.to/2T0YbVu


Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4183915/  

Social Media Use and Its Connection to Mental Health: A Systematic Review: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7364393/  

Social Media & Mental Health: http://shorturl.at/jlEP1

Gym Mommas Quote of the Week:
"The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said"
- Peter Trucker

Top Tips:

  1. Question why do you use social media
  2. Limit your screen time
  3. Don’t fall into the negative trap  ( Do not get drawn into negative post’s)
  4. If you wouldn’t shout it from a rooftop, don’t post it
  5. Check your facts and where they have originated from / Critical Thinking
  6. Follow, Inspiring, Knowledgeable, Experienced & Optimistic people, Unfollow the negative nellies  

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