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I Unplugged From the News for a Week -- Here's Why It Didn't Help My Sanity

Post by Stephanie Booth. Research shows that heavy media consumption comes at a price. (Yes, even if you're reading online articles for free.) Fearful thoughts. Increased anxiety. Trouble sleeping. Even the potential for developing PTSD. After learning this --- and admitting to myself that I mainline news like addicts do heroin -- I decided to go cold turkey on ALL media for one week.
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