by Jane Njambi Wanjiru
December 7, 2023
About Module 5: Emotional Well-being and Social Media
In Module 5, participants will explore the crucial intersection of emotional well-being and social media. This module is designed to empower women and young girls with the knowledge and skills to navigate the digital landscape while prioritizing mental health and emotional resilience.
Lesson 1: Recognizing Social Media Stressors
In this lesson, participants will delve into an exploration of common stressors associated with social media use. The lesson will identify and analyze factors that contribute to social media-related stress, including comparison culture, cyberbullying, and unrealistic beauty standards. Participants will develop a nuanced understanding of these stressors and learn to recognize their impact on emotional well-being.
Lesson 2: Coping Strategies and Digital Well-being
This lesson focuses on empowering participants with practical coping strategies to enhance their digital well-being. Participants will learn a range of techniques to manage and mitigate the negative effects of social media stressors. The lesson will also emphasize the importance of establishing healthy boundaries, self-care practices, and fostering a positive relationship with online platforms.
Lesson 3: Creating Supportive Online Spaces
This lesson shifts the focus towards cultivating a positive online environment. Participants will explore the role of supportive online spaces in promoting emotional well-being. The lesson will cover strategies for building and maintaining positive communities, fostering empathy, and creating a sense of belonging in the digital realm.
Lesson 4: Promoting Inclusivity and Diversity
This lesson focuses on the importance of inclusivity and diversity in online spaces. Participants will explore ways to promote a culture of respect, understanding, and appreciation for diverse perspectives. The lesson will cover strategies for combating online discrimination and fostering an inclusive digital community.