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The combination of three different pandemics — the coronavirus, racial injustice & economic uncertainty — has opened a gaping anxious hole in my inner being ripe for the filling. Like many people I know, I began to fill that hole with “doomscrolling” and mindless swiping through social media.

Over the last few weeks, as the pandemic has worsened, the presidential transition has felt like a queasy rollercoaster ride, and societal inequities have been pulled to the surface like we haven’t seen in decades, I have found myself falling down a hole of endless scrolling in search of something that I…

Mary Beth Hertz

Mom, author, Director of Educational Technology. Guiding kids through digital and media literacy. Here to learn & share.

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