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| Published: August 18, 2021

Relationship of Social Media Usage with Mindfulness, Loneliness and Resilience

Jahanvi Mandiwal

Student, M.A. Department of Psychology, DAV College, Chandigarh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.085.20210903

DOI: 10.25215/0903.085

ABSTRACT

Ever since Internet server was created, there has been a boost to the IT industry. Along with the commercial, domestic consumption has increased, nonetheless. Certainly, it is not a new phenomenon that many studies show the majority of Social Media usage shoots sky high each year. Post pandemic (covid-19) resulted into implementation of policies to stay at home for months; aiding to shoot up in the figures of social media usage. To get an in-depth knowledge about the impact of usage of social media on mindful attention, loneliness and resilience of individuals, a study was conducted on 68 samples age ranging from 14-24 years. Standardized scales of social networking usage, mindful attention/ mindfulness, loneliness and resilience were used. The findings of the study divulges that there are no significant effects of Social Media Usage on Mindfulness, Loneliness and Resilience on the samples taken. Although, there were seen significant relations of Loneliness with Mindfulness and Resilience, and Mindfulness with Resilience. Monitoring one’s time spent on social media and time spent outside the virtual world can be proven to help a person to be more mindful, resilient and feel less lonely.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.085.20210903

10.25215/0903.085

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 3, July- September, 2021