In this world of internet and social media lots of people like to present themselves better than they are in real life. They create a virtual “I”” or a “Self” they would love to be, instead of trying to find themselves happy with the being they are.
The one who chooses to be himself or herself in the end is the stronger one who shall be happier at the end of this race, being content with what he or she could reach by himself or herself, without having fooled the self.
Social media = the link that links us all in an ever expanding virtual community = much wider, bigger + beyond anyone’s control.
looking at selective best moments of friends, seemingly living better lives => feel low and depressed
Social media has some serious issues and it’s negative effects can’t be ignored. But we can’t avoid it’s use completely.
dependent on it for sharing information + reaching out to wider communities.
can’t avoid using it but definitely can avoid some of it’s negative effects.
ten simple rules to avoid negative effects of social media –