I was just having a conversation about people vying for attention and longing for connections, but instead of building and maintaining real, in-the-flesh relationships, they opt for more followers. More accounts to subscribe to. More thumbs ups, stars and hearts. “Social” media has created a virtual reality, a false sense of connectivity and the constant, unnatural desire for validation.
Social media is the reason why I haven’t finished the two books I’ve been reading since December! I live a lot of my life outside of the screen and I have chosen this week to slow down, but I neeeeeeeeeeded this reminder.
Show the original post some love!! 👉🏾 Put The Idols Down… — Nickkie&Co.
We entertain all the things in life other than the things that matter. Today, we need to start to making an effort to take breaks from the distractions and focus on the things that truly matter…
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When you dim your light to make others comfortable, who (if anyone) benefits? There is a difference between bragging and inspiring and it’s usually who’s listening. Sometimes being yourself and living your life on your own terms makes others squirm. Why would you want to be around someone who is most comfortable when you are […]
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I celebrated my nephew’s birthday this weekend; he had a few friends join him at the trampoline park and dinner. One spawn of satan kid got out of hand—talking loudly and over others. Getting up randomly. Shaking his empty cup at the server. Yelling “where’s my food?!” more than once. Not a once did I […]
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If only we could just love ourselves, accept ourselves, be ourselves. ❤
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How does your existence affect others? What do you think people say about you when you’re not in their presence? How would you like to be remembered? If anything, what shift(s) must be made to be have your ideal affect on others?? ❤
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You know you’re winning when you’re happy for no reason. When you don’t attach your happiness to anything or anyone, you become free. -not my quote. ❤ photo cred; no copyright infringement intended.
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