Doom Scrolling: Sinking into emotional distress while bingeing on depressing news. Excessive screen time, a reluctance to take breaks away from our computers, distraction of many tabs, and boredom exacerbate persistent doom-seeking.
For help with doom scrolling, consider these articles from NPR and the New York Times:
NPR: Your Doom Scrolling Breeds Anxiety. Here's How to Stop the Cycle.
You're Doomscrolling Again. Here's How to Snap out of It.