How to have a social media detox

By author photo Jenny Craig Team

hints-and-tips

We as consumers often forget that social media exists to make our lives better! As social media numbers continue to grow so can the time you spend on it per day. If you feel like you’re spending too much time, or that the time spent isn’t making you happy you may want to consider taking a break from social media from time to time or turn it into a positive hobby.

 

Here are some tips on how to turn social media into something positive:

Check who you follow
Are all of the accounts you follow on Instagram making you feel good about yourself? If there are accounts that aren’t, unfollow! Or mute the account for a little while, that way you won’t see their posts in your feed but don’t have to go to the extreme of un-following (and you can always un-mute later).

Set a limit
Instagram has a really handy tool, ‘Your activity’ which details how much time you spend on Instagram and on what days. You can even set a reminder in the app to alert you when you’ve reached a certain amount of time on the app for the day! Trial setting your daily limit slightly lower than your daily average – who knows, you might not even miss it.

Take a break
The thing about social media that we forget is that it’s a bit of a time waster. Think about how long we spend just scrolling through Facebook and Instagram when we could be doing something productive like researching healthy recipes, cleaning or hanging out with the family. Something that works really well is only using these apps when we’re in ‘limbo’, neither here nor there. This could be on the train to work, while waiting in line to order our morning coffee or for the kettle to boil. If we restrict our usage to a time where we can’t really do anything productive anyway, we can slowly stop spending so much (could-be productive) time on social media!

related articles

  • Get Inspired Autumn – Winter Edition 2022

    By author photo Jenny Craig Team

    Support is key Welcome to our latest edition of Get Inspired where we remind you that when it comes to making a lifestyle change, support is key. A supportive environment (one that includes support from both yourself and those around you) can keep you committed to your journey to better health. Download the latest get […]

    Read More
  • The Benefits of Support

    By author photo Jenny Craig Team

    Making changes to improve your health, wellbeing and your weight takes commitment. Support can be a big influence on the success of your weight loss journey.

    Read More
  • Top Tips From Our Jenny Craig Coaches

    By author photo Jenny Craig Team

    Jenny Craig coaches provide dedicated support throughout your weight loss journey. Here’s their top ten tips for success:

    Read More

On Rapid Results Max, Members lost an average of 6 kgs in the first 4 weeks!#