How to Follow Negative News Without Getting Depressed

Article Link: https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/how-to-follow-negative-news-without-getting-depressed/

Discussion posted by: David McNamara

We live in a world where controversy and atrocity gets more views than uplifting stories. Because of that, our top media outlets have been incentivized to publish the most triggering aspects of society. For a long time, I strayed away from the news. Not because I didn’t want to be informed—I did. I just really couldn’t stand waking up every day to the worst aspects of the world. Recently, though, I decided to dive back in head-first and start publishing a 10 minute daily news segment on my podcast.