Archive for November, 2018

November 28

Mindful Social Media Use

Posted by William Berry | Filed under Articles | No Comments

Photo by Alexi Berry Photo by Alexi Berry

Over six years ago, the focus of one of my blog posts was the effect of social media on mental health (Facebook: Demon or Savior). Recently, in listening to a podcast the topic again became relevant, and this post will revisit the phenomenon of social media and its effects.

In a search of periodicals for titles related to social media and its effects, the vast majority focused on detrimental effects to well-being (Brooks, S., (2015), achievement (Ali Aljabry, A. M.,, 2017), family life (ÜNAL, S. 2018), and social life (Ali Aljabry, A. M.,, 2017). Some focused on how to harness the …

November 13

Review: Becoming Myself

Posted by William Berry | Filed under Reviews | No Comments


First, let me explain the picture. Usually I just get the stock photo of the book cover from the web. But for this book I took. Picture of the book, along with other Yalom authored books I own (and there are at least two others I read but can’t find, likely because I lent them, “On the Couch” and “The Gift of Therapy”). In addition to my collection of Yalom books, there is a mug visible on the shelf given to me by someone I mentor. It’s there because of its direction to be more like me you need to do several things, one of which is, “Read and Breathe Yalom”. …

November 13

I Don’t Want to Put My Thumb on the Scale

Posted by William Berry | Filed under Articles | No Comments


This is my latest for PT. Read it here.