Category Archives: Media education

Diary of Happiness: a book that urges us to love in everyday life

When we see the enthusiasm of young people develop into pastimes without fun, into activities that do not build up and into relationships that consume instead of enriching, we run the risk of falling into pessimism. “Today's young people are worthless” is a sentence we can sometimes hear from who has surrendered to the defeat…
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Before you post, think. Three golden rules

Social networks tend to make us irreflexive and impulsive: the fact that we communicate with someone through a screen and not "face to face" can lead to the loss of that modesty that normally keeps us from saying openly everything we think when the interlocutor is in front of us in flesh and blood. When…
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The mental health crisis among America’s youth is real and staggering

The first signs of a problem started to emerge around 2014: More young people said they felt overwhelmed and depressed. College counseling centers reported sharp increases in the number of students seeking treatment for mental health issues. Even as studies were showing increases in symptoms of depression and in suicide among adolescents since 2010, some…
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3 practical tips to preserve the beauty of our memories

Taking photos or shooting videos frantically can spoil - rather than capture - the magic of the moments we live and ruin the memories that would have be imprinted in our memory. Complying with the anxiety of immortalizing or instantly sharing an experience – instead of observing, contemplating, "savoring" the reality we live – we…
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The 10 rules from a mother for smart smartphone use

Smartphone yes or smartphone no? This is the question that many mothers daily face before the increasingly insistent demands of their children, actually children well below the age of 14. Let's put it all out there. On the one hand, the cell phone gives a mother a sense of security and peace of mind. It…
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