A FREE SCREENING OF A DOCUMENTARY ABOUT

THE IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON OUR LIVES

LIKE is an IndieFlix Original documentary that explores the impact of social media on our lives and the effects of technology on the brain.

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PRESENTED BY THE LOTUS SCHOOL OF LIBERAL ARTS

This free screening will be held on Thursday, January 30 from 7-9 PM at this location:

Life Sciences Building Auditorium, 101 Admissions Drive, Doylestown, PA 18901

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LIKE is an IndieFlix Original documentary that explores the impact of social media on our lives and the effects of technology on the brain. The goal of the film is to inspire us to self-regulate. Social media is a tool and social platforms are a place to connect, share, and care … but is that what's really happening?  Are we addicted? How do we stop? Where do we start? What do we need to know? By understanding the effects of technology and social media on the brain, on our lives and on our civilization, we can learn how to navigate it more safely together.

Our goal for this film is to inspire people of all ages, especially kids, to self regulate. It’s not about blame. It’s about looking in the mirror and empowering ourselves to create balance in our lives and to learn to be there for each other.

ARE YOU USING TECHNOLOGY OR IS TECHNOLOGY USING YOU?

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The film will start at 7pm, followed at 8pm by a discussion with our panelists.

Panelists:

 

Dr. Kristann Heinz is a board-certified medical doctor with the American Academy of Family Medicine and American Board of Integrative-Holistic Medicine. She is also a registered dietician and medical acupuncturist. Her medical facility, Red Hill Medical + Wellness is located in Ottsville, PA. Dr. Heinz is dedicated to the understanding that the basis for wellness and healing rests in a foundation of good nutrition, physical movement and emotional health. With personal research that is never-ceasing, she follows the charge that it is every person’s right and responsibility to truly understand their own personal health story.

 

Mr. James Mast is a Licensed Professional Counselor and certified Eco-Systemic Structural Family Therapist. He works in the Mental Health Outpatient department at Penn Foundation. James' clinical work focuses on helping individuals, couples, and families understand and cope with a variety of mental health issues. He specializes in supporting children who are high risk for hospitalization due to the severity of their behaviors. He spends time collaborating with community organizations on subjects related to mental health. He completed his bachelor's degree in Psychology and master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Trauma Studies at Eastern University.  He leads workshops on topics such as peacemaking, the impact of social media, implicit bias, honoring diversity, and modern anxiety. He is involved in his community and strives to bring about positive change.

Mr. Brad Wuerstle is master of many trades. He has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Pittsburgh and is PA state certified in general science, math and physics. He lived in Alaska for five years where he was a Survival Instructor and was on the Denali rescue team on Mount McKinley. He provided hands-on training and instructed passengers and pilots to egress underwater aircraft. As a Local 1281 Journeymen Carpenter, Brad worked on the construction of the Alaska Convention Center.

When Brad moved back to Bucks County, he dreamed of living in a home that was good for the environment where he could grow food and work toward sustainable living. He researched how to design and build a ‘green’ home that was cost effective, low energy and inviting. ​With this knowledge, he designed and built a timber framed, eco-friendly, geothermal and passive solar house. He did this on weekends and during the summer for two years while teaching math and science during the day. Brad enjoys learning and any outdoor activity from gardening to sailing.

Brad serves on the Board of Trustees of The Lotus School.

 


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