John Legend: Less Social Media, Better Mental Health
John Legend recently scaled back his social media presence, citing concerns about its negative impact on his mental well-being. The artist, known for his laid-back demeanor, specifically reduced his activity on Twitter due to what he saw as the platform’s growing toxicity.
In a conversation with Yahoo Life, Legend, who is active on Instagram and TikTok, admitted that the constant stream of information and transparency had become overwhelming.
“After a while, I was just like, ‘You know, I don’t need that.’ And it’s genuinely better for my mental health. I found it healthier to stay away.”
Legend’s decision highlights the importance of prioritizing mental health in the world of social media, emphasizing the value of open conversations and therapy for emotional well-being.
He also stressed the significance of addressing one’s past as a crucial step in maintaining mental health, drawing from his experience on his latest tour. John Legend’s choice to distance himself from social media underscores the importance of self-care in an era dominated by online platforms.
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