This is going to be a quick little post about the bad feelings that sometimes come with social media. The inadequacy, self loathing, envious, sometimes jealous feelings you get from seeing everyone else perfect little box lives. Seeing all their stuff, their vacations, and their perfect relationships can eat away at your soul if you don’t stop it once and for all.
This is my #1 on how to stop those feelings.
Find the Source.
Ya know who I’m talking about. The person who makes you feel horrible about yourself, the one you thought of when reading the above paragraph. Yeah them. UNFOLLOW them.Block them if you have too. Stop looking at their stuff because it makes you feel bad about yourself. If you hold your breath a little bit when scrolling through your feed in anticipation of seeing someones picture, delete them. Plain and simple. Could be a celebrity, could be your ex’s new girlfriend, could be a friend from college. Doesn’t matter get rid of them. It isn’t a personal thing, it’s a you thing. You should not login and feel less then, worse then, of below someone. If you are constantly trying to measure up to someones picturesque life by buying things to post pictures of, or if you are trying to brag your way to a bunch of likes, you need to prune your following list.
How do you keep social media anxiety and depression from controlling your life? Let me know below