Social-media health tips

We’re all worried. To help everyone keep informed, stay safe and reduce anxiety, here are some social-media tip that will help all of us:

If you’re tempted to forward or share something that, really, you know better (don’t you)…pause… make a cup to tea…listen to some music…watch a video or, better still, call someone you care about.

Let us focus on supporting those nearest to us and minimise worry about things we have no control over.

  • increase your anxiety and the anxiety of those around you
  • reduce trust in our social structures
  • promote disinformation and misinformation
  • reduce the sense of agency people feel
  • increase uncertainty
  • incite anger


  • focus on your own wellbeing and the wellbeing of those around you
  • support the vast collective effort of our public servants and health workers
  • vote based on your personal and individual moral conscience—most of us live in a democracy, use it.



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