Has social media taken over your life?
Do you live to engage with your social media tribe? If so, you may be suffering from social media burnout.
Social media burnout is when an individual becomes so engrossed in social media engagement that it interferes with his real world and personal and business activities, leaving him emotionally exhausted. Instead of energizing the participant, it drains him.
Before you can do anything to mitigate the negative effects of social media burnout, you must acknowledge that it has become a major driving force in your life. Understand, however, that I’m not advocating 12-step program declarations or abandoning social media cold turkey.
Instead, your goal should be to integrate social media into your life as a positive force. It should support your business and personal objectives while providing you with time to unplug, connect with your family and friends in real life, follow your personal passions, and recharge the old-fashioned way.
Social media burnout checklist
To help you assess whether you’re approaching social media burnout, here’s a list of seven questions to ask yourself: