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What are Social Media Jet Lag and Cyberloafing?

Episode Summary

In this episode, Josh shares how social media can cause a disturbance in our body's natural circadian rhythm. When this happens, we feel jet-lagged, similar to changing time zones when traveling.

Episode Notes

Cyberloafing is a term used to describe the habit of using social media without a specific intention, often to procrastinate throughout the day.  While some argue that a limited amount of cyberloafing can help students and employees rebound from stressful or difficult situations, it is very hard to recognize when scrolling social media goes past a relaxing period and into the zone of procrastinating responsibilities. 

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