Social networking: Pill for self esteem?

Posted December 13, 2011 no picture Amreen K Shaikh

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I sometimes wonder, why would a 13 year old teenager be so worried about how her profile picture on a famous social networking site (SnS) looked? Not going very far, and asking my teenage cousin the reason about this unreasonable trend, I got the answer. She said "It's because it makes you feel good about yourself, and the number of comments make you popular amongst your peers". To be frank, I was not very surprised. But still questioned myself, 'Why would feeling good about yourself depend on s...


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    I like to study Human behavior and understand why one behaves the way he does. I also find solace in helping people in distress. I believe "A calm and peaceful mind, facilitates calm and peaceful actions". I like doing independent research related to mental health. For my recreation I like to read non fictional novels, play basket ball, enjoy with family and friends.


    Member since December 13, 2011