It has become the norm to communicate through social media rather than in-person or over the telephone.

Many of us use multiple social media platforms for lengthy periods on a daily basis, often relying on it as our main source of information. It’s instant, fun, convenient and widely used. On the downside, it can affect our health and wellbeing so achieving a balance can be a positive step. 

A graphic explaining the 'Benefits of Balance' on social media

Taking back control of your use of social media may be difficult to begin with, so here are some useful tips to get you started: