How Technology Can Be Part of a Happy Life

Researchers are exploring what wellness looks like in a digital world.   Zoom Fatigue. Distraction. Burnout.   For many of us, digital overwhelm is all around. The pressures of remote work are all too familiar.   When we think about how to solve these problems, conversations inevitably turn to disengaging from technology: limiting screen time, deleting apps, taking[…]

The Hidden Stressors of Technology You Should Be Aware Of

The technology age has given us access to abundant information, has simplified many aspects of our lives, and has even improved our ability to connect with others throughout the world. It does, however, come with a few downsides. For instance, a 2019 study found that spending too much time on the internet, to the point[…]

Ways to Successfully Cultivate Social Wellness for Life

What is social wellness?  It is about nurturing ourselves, others and our relationships. Social wellness consists of not only balancing our own physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health, but also actively participating as an interdependent piece of the bigger puzzle of humankind.  Thus, even as we care about our personal connections, we also care about[…]

Making Smart Use of Technology without Losing the Personal Touch

The High-Tech/High-Trust Balance   Technology can enhance a strong, trust based relationship with your clients, but Paul G. Krasnow warns that it’s no substitution for face-to-face time. This article lists 11 tips that will help anyone use high-tech tools in a smart and meaningful way.   Technology does a lot but it can’t do everything.[…]

How to Handle Political Bullying on Facebook

Everyone has one—that Facebook friend that posts obnoxious, and sometimes offensive, political statements, articles, memes and more every day, multiple times a day. You know—that friend that has a strong opinion about anything and everything political. Even if you agree with her political views, you cringe at the inflammatory way she states her opinions.  […]

Manage The Stress Of Social Media Social Comparison

Give Yourself A Break From Stressful Social Comparisons! A very telling study found that women report involvement with the social media site Pinterest as being stressful. The key stressor here is the social comparison that they find themselves engaging in. There are so many amazing projects to do, crafts to make, and ways to look[…]