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Unplug and Unwind: The Power of a Social Media Vacation for Your Well-Being




We are into the dog days of summer and I hope you are soaking up as much sun as you can! Did you know a break from social media can significantly improve our overall well-being and mental health? Research has shown that too much doom scrolling can lead to feelings of anxiety, loneliness, and even depression. Taking a vacation from these platforms allows us to reconnect with the present moment, engage in meaningful activities, and nurture real-life relationships.

By stepping away from the constant pressure to be "online" and constantly connected, we can reduce stress levels and experience a sense of liberation. This break allows us to prioritize self-care, engage in activities that bring us joy, and create a healthier balance between the digital world and our personal lives.




Here are three ways you can take a social media vaca:

  • Plan and Batch Schedule Your Content in Advance - Obviously I can help you with this one. 😉

  • Unplug and Delete Social Media and Work-related Apps - This is next level! Remove apps from your phone so you're not tempted to sneak a peek.🙈

  • Choose a Point of Contact Person to look after things while you're OOO - This is something I have done for other social media managers to give them a break. Perhaps I should do the same? 🤔




Alright, let's get into August Dates you can use for your posting strategy.

  • August 2nd National Colouring Book Day #NationalColouringBookDay

    • IDEA ➡️ Who's into adult colouring books? 🙋‍♀️ Share your talent with your audience.

  • August 8th - International Cat Day #InternationalCatDay

    • IDEA ➡️ Let your inner crazy cat lady or dude shine! 🐱

  • August 9th - National Book Lovers Day #NationalBookLoversDay

    • IDEA ➡️ Share a business or personal fave book you would recommend to your online community. 📚

  • August 10th - National Lazy Day #NationalLazyDay

    • IDEA ➡️ Today gives us permission to kick back and relax. Maybe schedule your content and take the day off social media? 😉

  • August 11th - National Sons and Daughters Day #SonsAndDaughtersDay

  • August 12th - World Elephant Day #WorldElephantDay

    • IDEA ➡️ Today is dedicated to the preservation and protection of the world's elephants. 🐘

  • August 12th - International Youth Day #InternationalYouthDay

    • IDEA ➡️ The theme this year is “It's all in the mind."

  • August 13th - International Lefthanders Day #LefthandersDay

    • IDEA ➡️ Shout out to your favourite left-handed colleague, friend or family member.

  • August 15th - National Relaxation Day #NationalRelaxationDay

    • IDEA ➡️ Share how you like to relax since we're into the dog days of summer. 🏖️

  • August 16th - National Tell a Joke Day #NationalTellAJokeDay

    • IDEA ➡️ Create a funny reel related to your niche!

  • August 19th - World Humanitarian Day #WorldHumanitarianDay

    • IDEA ➡️ Today is dedicated to recognizing humanitarian personnel and those who have lost their lives working for humanitarian causes.

  • August 20th - National Lemonade Day #NationalLemonadeDay

    • IDEA ➡️ Make a reel creating your favourite lemonade recipe. 🍋

  • August 26th - National Dog Day #NationalDogDay

    • IDEA ➡️ Get ready to see a flood of doggy pictures and videos today! Create a reel featuring your 4 legged bestie. 🐕




These dates should help get you started with your feed planning.


If you need a content calendar, download it here!


Book a complimentary discovery call if you need support mapping out your strategy.


Happy Posting!


-Amanda



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