Social Media Detox: Day 24

It’s almost been a month since I decided to delete social media on what can only really be described as a whim. The change within me is so great that my family is starting to notice an actual difference in who I am. My sister literally looked at me the other day and said, “You’re happier without social media.” How right she is. 

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Social Media Detox: Day 6 and 7

Living without social media isn’t perfectly easy. I still feel the desire to check Instagram and other platforms whenever there is an extremely empty moment. While I don’t have a constant urge to pick up the phone, I’m beginning to feel a bit of a different sensation in regards to social media. I’m starting to feel slightly left out. 

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Social Media Detox: Day 5

“Perfection is an illusion that technology and modern culture cultivate at the expense of humanity.” This statement from the book “Together” by Vivek H. Murthy, MD, really punched me in the gut this morning when I read it. How true it is. We’ve all grown so used to seeing people’s lives as presented through social media and it truly distorts our view of others, because just like we are, they only present the best and most perfect moments. 

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