Are you spending lots of time on Facebook, Instagram, and other social media sites? Or have you avoided these pastimes and wondered if you’re missing something important? Are you concerned about what’s healthy and what’s not in this increasingly digital world?
How does the explosion of social media affect our interpersonal relationships? Does having more virtual friends lead to more happiness, or does greater connectedness sometimes lead to less true connection? What do we lose and what do we gain when we move from face-to-face to the different electronic options? And how are relationships affected when our face-to-face meetings involve electronic multitasking?
Professor Joanne Cantor, author of Conquer CyberOverload: Get More Done, Boost Your Creativity, and Reduce Stress, will be a guest on HER Radio, with Michelle King Robson and Dr. Pam Peeke Thursday 4/17 at 2:45pm ET. Join Professor Cantor as she shares how social media affect our social relationships and our stress levels, and how these processes influence our physical and mental health. She also gives tips for reaping the benefits of social media without sacrificing personal fulfillment.