Kick your Social Media Addiction in just 4 Weeks!
Fighting Social Media addiction?
Social Media addiction is real.
By reducing your social media use you will:
Reduce mental health struggles (depression, anxiety, etc.)
Feel less shame and embarassment
Gain better, real life relationships with those who mean the most to you
Learning how to manage your social media use is not easy. This course will walk you through each step, day-by-day, week-by-week. Following each step laid out in the course will give you the confidence you’ll need to be healthier physically, mentally, and socially.
I am quite confident that this is the most direct program you will find that targets social media addiction. Traditional rehab centers do not focus specially on social media addictions but rather overall behavioral addictions (social media addiction needs to be treated differently.)
While other addictions require a “quit date,” social media addiction should not. The goal is not to eliminate social media altogether but rather retrain your brain to think and behave differently when dealing with social media.
You can save a ton of money by taking courses for addiction online. Traditional rehab for behavioral addictions cost thousands of dollars. Being able to take a course online in the privacy of your own home, is not only a powerful way to beat your addiction but a huge cost savings measure as well.
If you add in the flexibility, ease and ability to be in control you will find great success. You can truly overcome your addiction.
This course gives you weekly tasks devoted to your physical, psychological, and social health as well as tasks specifically related to reducing your social media use.
Most of what you read online will only give you a baseline knowledge of social media addiction and fails to dig in deep to specifically outline things you can do each week for great success. I can confidentially say this course goes deep into specifics so that your brain can return back to it’s originally baseline prior to your social media addiction.
There are four sections, each representing one week. Each week I talk about what you can do physically, psychologically, socially and specifically social media related.
Welcome to Kick Your Social Media Addiction in Just 4 Weeks!
In this course, I am going to teach you how you can break free from your social media addiction in just 4 weeks, using what is called the Success Method.
By the end of this course, you will have more time, be more productive, and be healthier physically, mentally and socially.
My name is Denise and I’m the owner of liverehab.com. I have an education and years of experience in the addiction field. My passion is being able to help people kick their addictions from the comfort of their own home.
When I created Live Rehab 7 years ago, I did so because I was working with and directly affected by people who suffered from drug and behavior addictions but found that most people didn’t respond well to traditional rehab or counseling. Breaking an addiction from home is private, confidential and less expensive.
This course comprises of a step by step, 4 week plan. Each week you’ll get a check list with very specific actionable items for you to complete.
In the next lecture, I’ll give you a rundown of what to expect in each week so you can see exactly how you are going to be free from your social media addiction in just 4 weeks. See you there.
A social media addiction is far more common than you would have ever imagined.
You are not alone. All you need to do is search for social media addiction and you’ll find hundreds of articles and stories with facts and figures all over the world.
Social media addiction is not like other addiction where you can or should quit cold turkey or get rid of completely.
This is how the world communicates now so it’s unrealistic to ask you to alienate yourself from society.
The goal for this course is to teach you how to control your use in a way where it doesn’t interfere with other areas of your life.
I’m going to give a brief rundown of what we’ll be covering this week. Be sure to download and print the checklist and follow along during each lecture.
Your overall health is highly dependent on the foods that you put into your body.Your task for this week is going to be to research online what type of nutritional program you want to start and to pick one that you think will work best for you.
Now let’s talk about fitness. You can’t just eat well and sit around and not move your body. That would counter productive. Since we want this to be an all encompassing experience, we are going to recommend you also find an exercise or fitness plan.
In this lecture, we're going to talk about sleep. Sleep is the last component for physical health.
Do people turn to social media because they have an un-diagnosed mental health struggle or do they have a mental health struggle caused by too much social media use?
When struggling with addiction a spiritual loss occurs. The official definition of spirituality is the quality of being concerned with the human spirit or soul as opposed to material or physical things.
This is the last lecture for psychological health and with that, we’re going to focus on intentional living.
Each week we’re going to talk about family and family plays a role in your social media addiction.
I am going to assume, one the main reasons you use social media is because of your friends. Let’s start with this thought. Have you ever had a close friend that you know personally, whose life is a mess but on social media their life looks glorious? I want you to assume that’s everyone who uses social media and you’re probably guilty of it too.
I think one of the biggest mistakes is when people mix business with social media pleasure.
When it comes to beating an addiction, it’s important to incorporate positive yet, challenging goals in all areas of your life but you also have to make sure you are taking action on your specific addiction and that’s what I’m here to talk to you about now.
Let’s take some time to recap your specific task items and goals for this week.
I hope you’re enjoying this course so far and always know, I’m here to help.
This is action week! I hope the program you chose was a program that works best for you and your lifestyle.
This week, you should be implementing 100% with some sort of program, whether it's a gym membership, a home workout program, a biking app, etc.
I want you start a sleep ritual. Sleep rituals help the body prepare to get good quality sleep through the night. Here's how this works.
Even if you don’t struggle with a mental health disorder, your mental health is very important.
There’s something out there for everyone - try it!
When you live intentionally, it’s important to get your thoughts out.
This week, I want you to focus on your real life family.
hope you've been noticing that as well about your friends - what you see isn't real life.
We’re almost done with the week 2 lectures and now we’re going to talk about what to do specifically social media related.
That’s it for week 2. You’ll want to take the checklist and start scheduling your week. I know it’s a lot and we all have super busy lives but it’s important that you stick to this. Remember, it’s only 4 weeks and you’re almost half way there already. Let’s do a quick recap of what you’ll need to do this week.
Welcome to week 3! Congratulations as you’re already half way there. I know the task list was big this week but I hope you were able to stick with it. If not, it’s okay to continue to work on last week’s tasks as you continue on with this week.
Again we’ll talk about the physical, psychological and social tasks as well as some specific things to do to minimize your social media usage. Let’s get started.
This week - we’ll stick to the same plan but I want you to try and take your healthy eating one step further. This is going to be unique to you. Today, you’ll make your week’s meal plan but when doing so, look at it closely. Is there anything in your plan that you can substitute with something just a little healthier?
This week, we're going to step it up just a notch. This is challenge yourself week.
For most people, week 3 is where things really start to come together. But if you're still struggling a lot I recommend using an all natural sleep aid such as melatonin. Like with any homeopathic substance, if you're on medication or have concerns, please contact your doctor.
I’d like to talk to you about kindness. More specifically, how to be kind to yourself. When you deal with so much in your every day life, it’s easy to get down on yourself.
This week, and this will tie in with our next lecture as well, but this week, I want you to think about what type of energy you are putting back into the universe. What I mean by that is, in the past, you’ve wasted a lot of time looking on social media sites, comparing yourself and judging others. That’s not good energy. I’m here to tell you that what you focus on will expand. Let's talk about thinking positively.
To add on to our last discussion on focusing on good energy and overall positive thinking, I want you to determine your own core values. This is a great topic to journal about as well.
I want you to think about how you can be a better: mother, father, sister, brother, son, daughter, niece, nephew, etc. How is not using social media helping you be better for them? By taking this course, we’ve talked about being present and being the moment. So that’s your task this week for family.
Let’s continue doing what we did last week, If you have time to make another call then aim for that. I’d also like to piggy back off our last lecture and be sure that you know by now you shouldn’t be posting at all on social media, for any reason. There is no good reason to post anything. If you need to get a message out there then you know how to do it - privately through direct message, text, call, email. Etc. It’s been a few weeks now since you started the course so it’s likely that you’ll meet up with a friend while taking this course, if you haven’t already. It’s important to keep this going on not post a status about any of your outings. You’re probably wondering about tags?
Spark up a casual conversation with someone at work or school and find something out about them that you don’t already know. Does your co-worker have any pets? Does your classmate like Thai food? Whatever it is, see how it goes. I think you’ll find it interesting to find something out about a co-worker or classmate that hasn’t been shared online.
This is going to be a turning point for you this week because you are going to work on deleting all of your social media accounts. In addition to this, I want you to delete all of your social media accounts from your phone.
That’s it for week 3! Let’s recap what you should be focusing on this week:
Remember to print the list and check off items as you go. Also, don’t forget to make your weekly schedule and plug in your tasks each day.
Welcome to the final week! We’re going to wrap up this course by doing some very specific tasks, making sure you’ve finished everything that’s been assigned in week 1-3 and like always we’ll be focusing on your physical health, psychological health and social health.
Welcome to our final week of nutrition! By now you should be about 2-3 weeks in to following a specific nutrition plan. This combined with everything else, fitness, sleep, your mental and social health - how are you feeling now? I hope the answer is great! I want to encourage you to keep up with healthy eating not just for this course but for your entire life. Meal planning is a must and conscious eating can really be a game changer.
One last thing that I can't stress enough and you'll hear me talk about this in all of my courses. This plan works, but if something seems off to you it's important that you seek the help of professional. If fitness seems really difficult for you , you may want to make an appointment with your doctor to get a physical or a check up.
Welcome to your last week of talking about sleep. Last week you should have started to feel a significant difference. Maybe you feel more refreshed? This week, if you're doing well, there's not much to change.
However, if you're still struggling with falling alseep or staying asleep, it's time to have a professional opinion. It's important, that you don't sweep this under the rug or think that it's going to magically get better. After 3 weeks of making solid changes, you should be feeling great about your sleep.
Since your mental health plays such a critical role in the recovery process, I want to talk to your this week about self-care. I know that may sound cheesy for some of you but hear me out.
Self-care is so important because without it, you would running ragged and what happens when you are stressed, tired or overworked? You make bad decisions. You fall into the trap of spending hours on social media, losing productivity, engaging in bad behaviors and so on.
For this final week I want you to practice gratitude. This can tie into your journaling so think of this as bringing everything together and seeing how it can all be connected. Gratitude is something we all forget to practice at times.
This week, as we wrap up with intentional living I want to talk to you about the importance of setting and sticking to routines.
So this week let’s continue with all of that and I want you to make a commitment to keeping this going even after the course ends. Remember, by now you should be down to just one social media account and when it comes to close family, you should have their numbers or alternative ways of reaching them.
This is your last week so I want you to clean up your friend's list. Take some time to delete people you don't know or you no longer associate with, dig deeper into the privacy settings. It's also important to know how your information is being shared and decide how comfortable you are with your information just being out there.
This course has been so serious so far so let's have a little fun this week. This week I want you to take a professional photo of yourself. Whether it be a selfie style or having someone take it for you. Imagine your future employer seeing this photo.
What you don’t want to do is trade one addiction for another. You don’t want to install a game like candy crush and then get addicted to gaming on your phone (we have a course for that.) If you want to perform at your very best, you need to treat your mind with the respect it deserves. Don’t let garbage get in the way.
Wrapping up week 4
Congratulations we’re really proud of you for completing this course. You now have all the tools to fight your social media addiction. We talked about the Success Method and that includes physical, mental and spiritual health. There are specific things you need to do weekly - if you run into any thing you need help with please reach out for help.
We’re always around to help