This episode was Facebook Live where I talk about the benefits of martial arts on mental health, I discuss a study that analyzed data from a nationally representative survey of eighth-, 10th- and 12th-graders that’s been conducted annually since 1991.
Every year, teens are asked about their general happiness, in addition to how they spend their time. The study found that teens who spent more time seeing their friends in person, exercising, playing sports, attending religious services, reading or even doing homework were happier. However, teens who spent more time on the internet, playing computer games, on social media, texting, using video chat or watching TV were less happy.
In other words, every activity that didn’t involve a screen was linked to more happiness, and every activity that involved a screen was linked to less happiness. The differences were considerable: Teens who spent more than five hours a day online were twice as likely to be unhappy as those who spent less than an hour a day.
I then discuss the greek concept of Eudaimonia and take questions and comments from those who attended the live chat. Hope it helps! – DW
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