Maya Gudka wants you to flourish on social media. The London Business School executive and positive psychology researcher is a fierce digital wellbeing advocate who believes that if we're mindful online, we can boost our mental and physical health.Today, Maya shares her fascinating research on social media and mental health. We discover the obvious detrimental - and surprisingly beneficial - effects of social comparison, and highlight the parts of social media we should encourage (and the parts we can't wait to see the back of!)We talk about:
Social comparison: a tale as old as time
Which platform prompts the most social comparison?
Positive outcomes based on flourishing frameworks
The social support network
Wellbeing and social media: a bi-directional relationship
How to be mindful online