CCEPA presents The Seven Deadly Sins, a seven-part series exploring the personal and collective consequences of our thoughts and actions as we continue to grapple with age old temptations.

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Part Four: Poison Envy

HOW DO SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE WELLNESS INDUSTRY CONVINCE US WE ARE SICK?

7PM, February 28, 2018

O’Regan Hall,

Halifax Central Library

Speaker

Dr. Stan Kutcher – Professor, Psychiatry Dalhousie University

Summary

We’re bombarded online with idealized images of the #BlessedLife, from the perfect vacation to the perfect self. This presentation asks how social media and the wellness industry pathologize our negative emotions to sell us the cure.

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