Maybe you know somebody like this. I know I do.
Be honest, you’re not really putting your volunteer work on social media to show people that you care, you’re putting it up there so people can comment and talk about how wonderful you are for spending two hours picking up trash while you were probably miserable the whole time.
“When I dropped out, even though people around me thought I had made a mistake, I had full faith in my ability, my decision, and my vision.”
Hate or fear of “the other” is a learned trait, not an inherited one, so maybe, just maybe, we can learn to accept and understand more than we diminish and dislike.
Understand what happiness isn’t. Please understand that getting a bunch of likes on Facebook or Instagram does not constitute happiness.
It creates a false sense of action within you. It leads you to believe you’re actually doing something when you’re not.
Even if you manage to quit you will soon have friends telling you “You have to RSVP to my event on Facebook” and “I told you I was going to be late on Snapchat!”
This might actually be the craziest thing on the internet.
Some of these are really…strange.
This year, I will choose more preciously the moments I want to share with the world and keep the rest for us. I will be present.