Did you know that too much screen time is related to sleep problems, depression, low self-esteem, anxiety, low attention span, and lots of other problems? We want to encourage face to face interaction with those most important to us. Today let's STAND up, look up, and be present, prioritizing real relationships over screens.
When our parents were growing up, peer pressure mostly happened at school or when they were with their friends. But today, social media has given peer pressure the power to impact every aspect of our lives if we let it! Today let's STAND out by being true to ourselves in person and online.
Objectification happens all the time online and leads to human trafficking, body image disorder, self-esteem problems, and so much more. Dignity is the opposite of objectification. It means we are all worthy of honor and respect. Today let's STAND for positive media, valuing the dignity of myself and others.
37% of 12-17 year olds have been bullied online. That’s almost 4 out of every 10 of us. Why do you think people are more likely to bully online than in person? Today let's STAND with those who are alone, excluded or vulnerable.
Technology gives us the power to do more good than ever before in the history of the world! Today let's choose to STAND now and be a leader of positive technology!