Study Says Maybe You Should Quit Facebook To Be Happy

Like buttonAccording to a study conducted by the Happiness Research Institute in Denmark, a greater number of people that quit using Facebook reported feeling happy compared to those that continued using it.

Other positive side-effects reported by those who stopped using Facebook were:

  • Feeling more enthusiastic
  • Feeling less lonely
  • Being less worried
  • Being more decisive
  • Being able to concentrate better
  • Able to spend more face time with friends and family

Author Emi Boscamp notes:

Maybe this finding has something to do with all the FOMO we get from Facebook, since people tend to share only momentous occasions — like vacations, babies, graduations, and birthdays — on the social media platform.

Read this thought-provoking article at MindBodyGreen.