How many of you are happy with your lives? How many of you are happier with your lives when you take a break from social media? I recently saw a challenge for women to take a ten day fast from social media to better understand how it can negatively affect their lives. I’m not saying all social media is bad, nor does everyone have to take a break from it. But, social media has the potential to make people (especially women) feel bad about themselves.
I recently saw a study from Create Cultivate where it said 75% of women spend 2 hours a day on social media, and 68% of the respondents said that social media affects their self-esteem. Women are often guilty of comparison, and it’s easy to do that when comparing lives on social media. I recently took a month long break from social media, and it was really helpful. I started appreciating my life again and realizing how wonderful it is. I may not be rich, famous, or without problems, but I have a wonderful life. I love the quote by the quote by Theodore Roosevelt that says, “Comparison is the thief of joy.” How true that is!
If you’ve had any personal experiences with this, I’d love to hear about it!
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