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Wasting time on social media: Identify the problem

Wasting time on social media: Identify the problem

Knowing what’s wrong is the first step to solving any problem, including feeling like you’ve let social media take over your life.

Luckily, that’s pretty easy nowadays with almost any electronic device you have - you can identify how much time you're spending on your phone and on different apps.


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Turn off notifications

  • Use social media purposefully – it’s a great way to build connections with your community and drive engagement, after all.
  • When notifications are popping up all the time on your phone, it’s easy to forget that your social media accounts should be serving you, and not the other way around.
  • Have a specific time allotted within a day to check all your social media.


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Set app time limits

If you want to go one step further than just turning off your notifications, setting time limits for your apps will really help you stop wasting time on social media.


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Do a digital detox

Here are some things you can do to go on a social media detox:

  • Announce your intent to go on a social media detox
  • Log out of your social media and have a trusted friend change the password
  • Uninstall social media apps on your phone
  • Install a website blocker on your laptop.


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Mute, block, and unfollow

Mute unfollow and block are actually total cornerstones to protecting your sanity online and your time.

You can these features on social media and in your life to protect yourself from negativity and direct your attention and energy toward what makes you feel happy.


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