Why Disconnecting from Social Media is Good for Mental Health

Why Disconnect from Social Media? Improves Sleep Do you ever wonder why you can’t seem to get some decent shuteye after you’ve been scrolling your social apps for hours before hitting the hay? If you didn’t know, the blue light filtering on devices like cellphones and laptops suppress the body’s release of melatonin, a hormone that’s crucial to the body’s sleep-wake cycle. No wonder many of us lie awake in the wee hours gazing up at our walls instead of peacefully counting sheep. To avoid this, try putting your phone away for the evening at least 30 minutes before bed....