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Written by: Trystanne Cunningham

Breaking News To Mental Breaks 10 Proactive Tips for a Nurtured and Enriched Media Diet

From Breaking News To Mental Breaks. 10 Proactive Tips For A Nurtured And Enriched Media Diet

Escape Doomscrolling! Discover Tranquility Amidst Chaos, The Inclusive Revolution For Holistic Well-Being.

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he digital dawn has ushered in an era dominated by relentless 24/7 news cycles and the seductive pull of social media, promising instant gratification and often portraying unrealistic standards. Every morning, as many reach for their smartphones, they're bombarded not just with a torrent of notifications — from breaking political news to shocking global updates — but also with curated images of perfection, viral challenges, and an endless stream of influencers. While staying engaged and informed is essential, navigating the combined pressures of ever-present news and the demanding world of social media presents a silent strain of chaotic political news on our health and a significant challenge to our mental and emotional well-being.

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Reacting to unsettling news, our body releases stress hormones like cortisol. This “fight or flight” response, beneficial for our ancestors, becomes a modern-day health challenge when triggered continuously. Prolonged exposure to such stimuli can usher in a series of health concerns, from anxiety and insomnia to severe conditions like hypertension. Furthermore, the emotional aftermath can be crippling. Feelings of distress, despair, and hopelessness often follow, especially when headlines lean negative.

In this context, the media’s relentless pursuit of sensationalism further fuels anxiety. The ever-present “doomscrolling” — the act of consuming a seemingly endless cascade of negative online news — compounds feelings of isolation and cynicism.
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But what if there was a refreshing alternative to this overwhelming media onslaught? Enter TrooRa, the game-changing solution in this media maze. As an innovative omni-channel multimedia digital marketing and creative advertising firm, TrooRa promises more than just information. It champions a mission of enriching, balanced, and diverse content, providing readers with a fresh perspective in an often monochromatic media landscape.

Founded by a visionary black woman, TrooRa emphasizes content that celebrates the stories of the underrepresented — focusing on BIPOC, LGBTQ+, AAPI communities, and notably, women of color, particularly black women. The content spans a vast array of categories, from Home Design, Culinary, Travel, to Art, Fashion, Technology, Science, and Innovation. At its core, TrooRa aims to enlighten, offering readers a deep dive into the lives of influential personalities often sidelined in mainstream media.


Furthermore, TrooRa is not just about consumption but conscious consumption. In its commitment to sustainability, each print copy or print subscription results in a tree planted, with concentrated efforts in Ghana, Thailand, and the Philippines. This initiative, in partnership with Click A Tree, showcases TrooRa’s dedication to global well-being.  A forthcoming partnership with Charity Water underscores our commitment to guaranteeing universal access to clean water.
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But what if there was a refreshing alternative to this overwhelming media onslaught? Enter TrooRa, the game-changing solution in this media maze. As an innovative omni-channel multimedia digital marketing and creative advertising firm, TrooRa promises more than just information. It champions a mission of enriching, balanced, and diverse content, providing readers with a fresh perspective in an often monochromatic media landscape. Founded by a visionary black woman, TrooRa emphasizes content that celebrates the stories of the underrepresented — focusing on BIPOC, LGBTQ+, AAPI communities, and notably, women of color, particularly black women. The content spans a vast array of categories, from Home Design, Culinary, Travel, to Art, Fashion, Technology, Science, and Innovation. At its core, TrooRa aims to enlighten, offering readers a deep dive into the lives of influential personalities often sidelined in mainstream media.
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As we navigate the ever-evolving media landscape, the responsibility is on us to ensure our consumption habits don’t detriment our well-being. So, how do we strike a balance in this media whirlwind? 
Escape doomscrolling, discover tranquility amidst chaos see our 10 Proactive Tips for a Nurtured and Enriched Media Diet: 
1- Curate Your Sources

Be discerning in your media diet. Trust outlets with a proven track record of presenting news in a balanced, unbiased manner, fostering an informed and rational worldview.

2- Limit Exposure

Create a sanctuary for your mind. Set designated times for news-checking, allowing you to remain informed while ensuring you have ample moments of peace away from the relentless news churn.

3- Engage in Positive Activities

Fuel your soul's passions. Whether it's painting, dancing, reading, or even cooking, engage in activities that light up your spirit, providing a rejuvenating escape from the world's complexities.

4- Discover TrooRa

Time for a cheeky, shameless, founder's plug, so hold on to your hats! Dive deep into TrooRa’s world, a treasure trove unlike any other, where each meticulously curated page offers a refreshing escape from the relentless news and doomscrolling of today. You'll discover heartfelt chronicles of trailblazing entrepreneurs from a mosaic of backgrounds, detailed features of emerging brands and be inspired by tales usually shadowed by mainstream media. TrooRa promises a journey of enlightenment with every page turned, but, hey, don't just take my word for it — after all, I might be playing favorites!

5- Nature’s Embrace

Reconnect with the Earth. Whether it's a leisurely walk through the park, a hike up a mountain, or simply listening to the calming sounds of a stream, nature’s therapeutic embrace offers a respite for the weary mind.

6- Practice Mindfulness

Anchor yourself in the present moment. Through meditation, yoga, or simple deep-breathing exercises, discover a sanctuary within yourself, providing solace from external chaos and grounding you amidst life's turbulence.

7- Limit Social Media

Choose quality over quantity. Social media can be both a blessing and a curse. Engage with platforms judiciously, ensuring you're consuming content that uplifts rather than drains. Consider using tools or apps that track your usage, ensuring a healthy balance.

8- Fact-Check

Equip yourself with the truth. In a world rife with misinformation, it's essential to verify the accuracy of news. Utilize reliable fact-checking platforms, ensuring you maintain a well-informed and balanced perspective.

9-Constructive Conversations

Expand your horizons through dialogue. Engage in meaningful conversations with friends, family, or even online communities. Sharing views, discussing, and understanding multiple perspectives enriches your knowledge and fosters empathy.

10 -Action Over Anxiety

Channel your concerns into tangible change. Rather than getting bogged down by the weight of the world's problems, identify ways to contribute positively, be it through donations, volunteering, or simply spreading awareness about causes close to your heart.

In a world teeming with information, the relentless pace of news and inundated social media landscapes, TrooRa emerges as a tranquil oasis. Prioritizing our readers’ well-being, TrooRa provides a serene reading experience, free from the distractions of constant notifications and alerts. Our eco-friendly print and digital editions are meticulously curated, championing enlightenment and inclusivity over mere information consumption. While we offer enriching content, it’s pivotal to understand that we are not a traditional media platform. Instead, our mission is to shield our readers from the constant digital deluge, offering a refuge of meaningful material. 

You’re not just staying updated; you’re immersing yourself in content that uplifts, educates, and genuinely resonates. Remember, it’s not about disconnecting but connecting with purpose, passion, and positivity. The quest to stay informed mustn’t jeopardize our health. With TrooRa, you’re not just informed; you’re inspired!
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TROORA MAGAZINE | OCTOBER 2023
by Trystanne Cunningham
Creative Director and Executive Editor In Chief
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