Digital Wellbeing: Managing Social Media Use


Social media has become an integral part of our daily lives, but it is important to recognize when it starts to take over and negatively impact our well-being. Managing excessive social media use and maintaining digital wellbeing is crucial in today’s world.

This workshop will provide employees with the knowledge and tools needed to take control of their social media usage and find a healthy balance

Topics to be covered

  • The negative impacts of excessive social media use on mental and physical health
  • Digital detox interventions for managing social media addiction
  • Reported studies linking heavy social media use with an increased risk for depression, anxiety, loneliness, self-harm, and even suicidal thoughts
  • Strategies for overcoming addiction to social media and finding a healthy balance
  • A toolkit of resources to overcome social media addiction and take action when needed
  • Practical exercises to put the learning into practice


  • Social media tracking and limiting apps 
  • Digital detox retreats or programs 
  • Books or articles on managing social media addiction 
  • Online communities or support groups for those looking to reduce social media usage

Practical Exercises

included in 90-min, 3hr and 7hr sessions.

  1. Setting boundaries on social media usage and try to stick to them for a week 
  2. Ideas for a social media-free day or vacation and engage in alternative activities 
  3. Practicing mindfulness and being present in the moment without checking social media