Find yourself scrolling again? You’re not alone. Social media use absolutely exploded during COVID-19 lockdowns as people increasingly needed connection to other people and the outside world in general. However, studies have shown that increased social media usage can be damaging to mental health.

Researchers in Germany have discovered that replacing 30 minutes of social media use per day with 30 minutes of physical activity can greatly enhance emotional well-being and reduce stress. Read more about this study here.