Social media adds to stress in many ways, from bullying or being shamed, to concerns about content or feelings of inadequacy about personal popularity.86 ‘Fear of missing out’ drives high levels of anxiety.87,88 For some people this involves checking social media every few minutes. Looking again at the way we use social media and changing our habits can ease stress and restore the enjoyment of using it.
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