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Here's how to snap out of doomscrolling

In a pandemic that forces us to stay home, bingeing on doom-and-gloom news feels irresistible. Health experts offer ways to break the habit.

Doomscrolling, combined with screen addiction, could take a significant toll on your mental and physical well being, say health experts. To combat this, create structure in your life, practise meditation techniques and connect with people.

YOUR phone alarm goes off at 6am. You check some news sites and Facebook. It's bad news after bad news. Coronavirus cases keep climbing, and so do deaths. Children can't go back to school. Your favourite restaurant and barbershop are still closed. People are losing their jobs.


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