I have a love/hate relationship with social media. I have done Facebook and Instagram in the past, and I run a vicious circle of getting irritated and going cold turkey off both of them, and then needing them to communicate with people and turning them back on. Facebook especially is just so darn useful. I… Continue reading Sharing or Exploiting? The Social Media Conundrum
Social media is one of my favorite topics. I love to hate it. I got off of all social media this year and instantly felt happier and more content. I would highly recommend deleting your Facebook and Instagram to anyone who asks. There were a few reasons I kicked social media to the curb, but… Continue reading The One Thing Money Can’t Buy- it ain’t love.
If you came to this post because you think there is some kind of giveaway going on, I’m sorry to disappoint you. There isn’t. I did receive several gifts in exchange for deleting my Facebook, but no one gave them to me. They sort of materialized as a natural consequence of opting out. I deleted… Continue reading What I Got in Return for Deleting my Facebook
I recently finished a book called “10 Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now.” You might expect something like that to be written by some counter-culture guy living off grid on a compound in Utah, or a homeschool mom with 14 kids who believes rock music is from the devil. Surprisingly, the author… Continue reading Why I Deleted My Facebook and How it Made Me Happier
When Instagram first came out, I was so enthralled with it. I followed people all over the world who were doing interesting things, things I didn’t know people still did, like packing mules over the mountains out west or running a chuck wagon at a dude ranch. I followed mountain climbers, polo players, ranchers, other… Continue reading Everyone else is so perfect.