Manage your digital self

 

10 tips to make your online life better – For teens

Technology is positive for many people but it can be bad for your mental health, stress you out or make you feel disconnected from others. How do you use the internet for good?
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How to be a healthy user of social media

We can learn a lot about people through how they use social media. For example, Twitter language can be used to predict the risk of dying from heart disease.
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The quest for digital superfoods

Jocelyn Brewer MAPS introduces us to the concept of Digital Nutrition, an award-winning framework for teaching the principles of a healthy, balanced relationship with technology.
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‘Don’t feed the trolls’ really is good advice – here’s the evidence

Anti-social behaviour online – trolling, cyberbullying – is a growing concerning phenomenon but research shows…
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Psychological tips for resisting the Internet’s grip

“22 of the Cutest Baby Animals,” the headline said. “You won’t believe number 11!” Despite an impending deadline – not to mention my skepticism (how cute could they possibly be?)…
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Mindfulness

The benefits of mindfulness and how mindfulness can positively impact wellbeing are of growing interest to psychologists and the community.
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How being positive improves your health

In 2003 a landmark study revealed what psychologists had long suspected: that people who experience positive emotions are at a reduced risk of disease.
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Smartphone apps help those with brain injuries, and everyone else’s memory too

Research suggests apps simply free our minds to focus on other things – rather than making our memories lazier
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Outdoor shot of smiling young woman runner looking at camera. Chinese female walking on field in morning.10 ways to help your mental health

We all like to help others. But, when it comes to mental health, what steps can we take to support ourselves?
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