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  • What is doomscrolling ?

  • "Doomscrolling" refers to the habit of endlessly scrolling through social media or news websites,

  • consuming a stream of negative or distressing information.

  • This term gained prominence during periods of crisis, such as the COVID-19 pandemic or

  • political upheavals, where the news cycle is often filled with grim or alarming stories.

  • The act can become compulsive, driven by a need to stay informed, but it often serves

  • to heighten anxiety, stress, or feelings of helplessness.

  • While the desire to be up-to-date is understandable, doomscrolling can have detrimental effects

  • on mental health, sleep quality, and overall well-being.

  • Many experts recommend setting boundaries for media consumption, focusing on reliable

  • sources, and balancing the intake of negative news with positive or constructive content.

  • It's important to be conscious of the emotional impact of this behavior and take steps to

  • manage it effectively.

What is doomscrolling ?

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