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You Don’t Have to Quit Social Media

Getting off the ‘gram probably won’t improve your life

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’T’Tis the season for dreaming of your ideal self: The healthier, wiser, more productive person you’ll be as soon as the calendar turns and all your resolutions kick into gear. Once you purchase that extra-fancy gym membership, you tell yourself, you’ll become the type of person who voluntarily — joyfully, even —…




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Kate Morgan

Kate Morgan

Kate is a freelance journalist who’s been published by Popular Science, The New York Times, USA Today, and many more. Read more at

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