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Don't Let Social Media Lead You To Compare Your Life To Others'

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Autumn Johnson, director of Campus Recreation at Texas A&M-Commerce and our wellness commentator, reflects on Psychology Today article, "How to Stop Comparing Youself to Others."  It's common for users of social media to compare their lives to the "best-foot-forward" posts that many people make that give an unrealistic impression of what their lives are like.  It tends to make many unsatisfied with their own lives.

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Dr. John Mark Dempsey is an associate professor of radio-television at A&M-Commerce, part of the department of Literature and Languages. He works part-time as a news announcer-producer for the Texas State Network in Dallas. Dr. Dempsey was the first student to broadcast on KETR back in 1975 and was also the first person to broadcast Commerce Tigers football on the station (as a student.)
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