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make us think that we are not good enough and less significant. It gives us unrealistic  expectation about what is successful, beautiful, famous,... Not long ago, a friend of mine deleted  her Instagram account. I couldn’t understand why she did that, so I asked and her response  caught my attention. She deleted her Instagram because she felt herself becoming depressed by  it. The pressure of taking the right picture, with the right filter, wearing the right outfit, at the  right place, with the right people was too much pressure. And if she does not get a lot of likes on  a single picture she felt horrible about herself. She thought that maybe she was not beautiful  enough, maybe people didn’t like her anymore. This negative thinking let her emotion down.  According to  Littleberry “If most of our day has negative thoughts, guess what our body does?  Our body reacts with a negative reaction,” “When your body is in a negative state, it’s in survival
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mode, and it holds onto our fat cells as storage because it thinks we’re in war and combat. It  makes it really, really difficult for you to feel happy and be healthy”.             Last but not least, using the social media too much about five to six hours per day leads to a lot of physical health problems. Before I had Social Media, I usually hang out with my friends,  played games, did exercise together. But now I just stay at home, spend all of my time on 
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