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.
Part Four: Poison Envy
HOW DO SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE WELLNESS INDUSTRY CONVINCE US WE ARE SICK?
7PM, February 28, 2018
Halifax Central Library
Dr. Stan Kutcher – Professor, Psychiatry Dalhousie University
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.