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How Fake Friendships on the Social Media Get in Your Way of Real Friendships
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I created my Facebook account about 8 years ago. At that time, I have accepted (and rejected) plenty of friend requests. But I still had thousands of friends. For the first time since creating my account, I logged in last week and deleted hundreds of them. Why? Because I didn’t have a friendship with any […]

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How to Get Close to People You Like Easily Even If You're Not a Social Butterfly
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Being vulnerable with #people is one of the hardest things we can do. Opening ourselves up to others with our inner feelings, emotions and thoughts puts us in the mode of fear – fear of being rejected and disliked for showing our real selves. But a study from the University of Tübingen[1] has found that […]

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How to Declutter Your Social Media Life for Better Productivity
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Nowadays, #social #media comes in a package with the internet connection. Whether you want it or not, everyone and everything is on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest and many other similar sites. To feel part of your extended group of friends and to be able to tap into the #life of the community, one needs to […]

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How Social Media Manipulates Our Views on Winners and Losers
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#Social #media undoubtedly has it’s perks. Free advertisement, an endless opportunity for networking, and keeping in touch with long lost friends. But there is an incredibly sinister aspect to constantly staying, “connected.” Social media has negatively altered the way we view ourselves as well as others, and it just keeps getting worse. The illusion of […]

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What Are Social Norms? You Follow Them Every Day Without Even Noticing
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#Social #Norms are unwritten rules that are acceptable in a society. They provide us with an expected idea of how to behave in a particular social group or culture. Norms change according to the environment or situation and may change over time. Social norms operate to build and maintain society. Social norms are informal understandings […]

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Don't Be Fooled by Social Media. Most People Feel Lonely Too.
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Let me firstly start by defining loneliness as the complex mental state and emotional phenomenon that has at its basic a powerful emotion that has survival value for children. All of us have experienced a point of abandonment or should I call loneliness, if only for a short time, and remember the painful and scary […]

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Feel Anxious in Social Situations? Try These Methods
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I entered the restaurant and immediately felt as if everyone is staring at me, judging me and do not approve of my appearance. I sat at the table, which I reserved earlier, thinking I might #feel safer, but my paranoia did not stop. My every movement felt awkward. I was praying for my friends to […]

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