Orchestrated snaps.. (a repost)

You look from the outside in yearning for what they have But you don’t see the cracks papered over with tissue paper You don’t hear the lies they tell each other or the facts they fail to mention You just see the smiling faces in orchestrated snaps and insta stories Friendships based on common enemies […]

via Orchestrated snaps.. — Breathe Think Write Release

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Fake Luxury

I’ve never spent more than $100 on a pair of shoes before so I find this so ridiculous! Yet funny. Funny because who said it’s luxury? What makes a brand or an item luxurious?Granted, some things are made with better materials and style, buuuuuttt there are stores (including Payless!) and brands that are affordable (to me) […]

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week thirteen: Put The Idols Down… (a repost)— Nickkie&Co.

 

distractions

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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embarrassment

When most people think of embarrassment, they usually speak of rather trivial happenings. Holes in pants, falling in mud or having something in their teeth, for instance. I won’t argue, maybe to some people this does amount to embarrassment, although much more self-conscious in its definition. The embarrassment I feel is a far greater embarrassment. […]

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