Tagged: social media

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New Years Resolutions

It may seem like the everyone around you is having a great time declaring their New Year’s Resolutions all over the internet. No matter where you look someone is posting about making it to...

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Digital Self Harm

Trigger Warning: Self Harm  Earlier this week we wrote about traditional forms of self-injury behaviors that occur such as burning and cutting. These traditional behaviors usually leave a visible mark on a person’s body. However,...

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A Polished Image

This TED talk can make us all think about how what we see on social media, in the news, in magazines, and online can be “entirely manufactured.” Cameron Russell, in her talk, points out that...

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Advocacy through Social Media

Social media is a tool that has great potential.  Social media has the potential to connect people from all over the world to create communities of like-minded people.  One of the most positive ways...

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That’s not cool

Have you ever seen a social media post that you found to be hurtful, offensive, or just… not cool?  Here are ready-to-use images that you can post as a reply from thatsnotcool.com.  There are...

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What to do if you are cyberbullied?

Adults are not the only ones who can take action against cyberbullying or communicating false, embarrassing, or hostile information online.  Together, adolescents with adults can do something. However, first it is important to note ssome...