The the truth of the matter is that social anxiety is a part of who I am. It’s a challenge. It’s difficult to live with. It’s not something I would wish on anyone else. But it’s part of my story.
A funny thing happens when you disconnect from the social media hive mind. For the first time in ages, you actually feel like you’re connected to the real world again – far, far removed from the meaningless chatter of the cyber circle jerk and actually experiencing that trifling little thing we used to call “life” instead of repackaging it for clicks and shares.
Do I miss Facebook? There were slight moments when I did; however, there weren’t enough of those moments to make me want to create another account.
Social media has been blamed for breeding narcissists, but the fact of the matter is, narcissists have always existed. Social media has just given them an extra tool to terrorize people.
Excessive and superficial social media use is conditioning you to ask for the permission of others to live your own life.
There are so many dimensions to social networking, that it has become an onerous task to get yourself some personal space.
Lately everything has come down to this, for me at least, looking at random strangers, envying them, feeling bad about my own life and ending up depressed.
There is nothing as cool as being recognized for the wonderful accomplishments you are already making in life.
We’ve all seen them. One of your Facebook friends posts a long, wordy caption or update about how much they love their spouse or partner…
Author and keynote speaker Zachary Hall of “Don’t Fall Asleep On Planes” elaborates on the key points of how to network authentically, create relationships, and make meaningful connections with those who sit next you.