What to do About Your Doomscrolling?

If you are like most, you actively and repeatedly check social media and news sources throughout the day for COVID-19 and other negative news. And you probably mostly do this at night, just before bed, and for an hour or more. That’s doomscrolling. As a doomscroller, you likely experienced some of its adverse psychological effects, including an increase in stress or anxiety.

Here is a roundup of some well-sourced articles on what you can do to reduce the habit and effects of doomscrolling:

If you are worried about the effects that doomscrolling or other factors are having on your mental health, please don’t hesitate to seek the assistance of a psychologist or talk to your primary healthcare provider. Lawyers may also contact the confidential, free Lawyer Assistance Program in your region.