Lukin Center Blog

Should you delete your social media accounts?

Posted by Dr. Konstantin Lukin on May 12, 2017

 

Social media is making us collectively sick. We’re so plugged in all the time that we can’t escape our digital lives. We check email, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram incessantly. We think we felt our phone vibrate, but it was just an illusion. The average American checks their phones 150 times a day. We spend 90 minutes a day staring at our phones. That’s 23 days each year.

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Topics: Stress, Self Improvement, depression, anxiety, social media

Retail Therapy: Merits, Drawbacks, and Practical Alternatives

Posted by Dr. Konstantin Lukin on April 19, 2017

We hear the phrase “retail therapy” thrown around a lot these days. People think it’s a legitimate way to respond to depression, stress, anxiety, or really anything that’s weighing you down. But there are serious drawbacks to practicing this approach.

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Topics: Individual Therapy, depression, anxiety, Retail Therapy