The social self podcast

with Cassie Widders


A podcast to help you use social media in an intentional, balanced and healthy way

Are our lives online benefitting us, or harming us? Can you have a healthy relationship with social media? And if so, how do people do it? Social media has become a big part of our lives, but what does this mean for the way we communicate and identify with ourselves and others? What does it mean for the businesses we're building? What does this mean for our mental health?

Join me, Cassie Widders, a Social Media Strategist on my never-ending quest to discover how we can be more intentional with our time online, and how we can have a healthier relationship with social media. I talk all things tech and culture to ask ‘are our lives online benefitting us or harming us?’.

On The Social Self podcast, I’ll use all my experience in the industry as well as chat to creators and business owners, experts from tech, academia and more, to explore how our lives online are benefiting us, and harming us. You’ll hear stories from both ends of the spectrum when it comes to people’s experiences online, from topics as diverse as mental health, cancel culture, creativity, and making a living online.

So if you’d like to hear honest conversations about social media and culture and what the internet is doing to us, and explore ways we can be on social media in a positive and productive way, join me every Tuesday, and don’t forget to subscribe so you don’t miss an episode. I hope you enjoy the podcast! 

What listeners are saying


“I love Cassie's nuanced approach to running an online business while having a healthy relationship with social media - it's such a great antidote to so much of the all of nothing advice out there”

A social media strategist working with personal brands, founders and businesses to simplify their social media strategy using the principles of digital minimalism, and to practice more digital wellbeing in their work and lives.

I'm fascinated with the intersection between technology and culture, the way social media is fuelling our addictions to our phones, the influence it has over our society, and what this means for the way we communicate and identify with ourselves and others.

In the age of ever-increasing visibility for personal brands, we need to be aware of the impact of this visibility on our mental wellbeing. That's why I'm an advocate for personal brands and business owners who want to market their brand successfully, but be able to switch off from the digital world when they want to.

Hi, I'm Cassie Widders

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