Eps 243: Solo show about The Social Dilemma, and the general dilemmas of life right now

Episode 243

Today is a solo show with your host Casey O’Roarty. Casey discusses her thoughts on The Social Dilemma movie, social media, screen use, emotions, solving problems, compassion and more!

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Takeaways from the show

  • Thoughts about the Social Dilemma movie
  • How big social media platforms are using the users
  • Our attention is the product online
  • Conversation starters around screen use
  • Creating an environment where checking in is a normal thing
  • What to expect from the screens and teens summit
  • The mixed feelings around social media
  • Juggling the things life throws at us
  • How do we make room to fall apart
  • Crying releases stress
  • The trauma of the pandemic
  • Having compassion for your teens
  • All problems are relative, no matter how “small”
  • Giving yourself space to grieve and release energy
  • Taking time to care for yourself
  • In order to change your experience, you have to recognize what’s happening
  • The normality of struggle right now
  • Recognize when you’re wallowing
  • Being in the practice of moving forward

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