Author Archives: Patrick Hyland

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Hundreds of Friends, No Friendships; A Call For A Social Media Sabbatical

In today’s social media driven world, our ability to form meaningful and lasting relationships with people is deteriorating. Is social media actually healthy for society? Is it beneficial for young people to use social media? I’m not so sure. r

3 Reasons We Should Embrace Solitude

I don’t just enjoy alone time nowadays, I celebrate it. I’m not a complete recluse, don’t get me wrong, I have a strong support network which I deeply value, but I do feel as though I thrive in isolation.Here are 3 reasons why I believe we should all embrace solitude from time to time.

4 Major Reasons We Need To Tune Out. NOW.

I know some will say that it is irresponsible- that we should keep informed with current affairs and what is going on in the world around us- and maybe they are right. r

Why Selfishness Is A MUST For Happiness

There undoubtedly exists such a thing as a necessary selfishness; thinking about yourself in this way not only contributes towards your own happiness but it also affects the happiness of those closest to you. r