Sometimes You Need to Disengage from Social Media

One of the interesting symptoms of online myopia is the gradual disregard for many real world experiences in pursuit of online validation. It became easy to downgrade the great service I was doing in real life, and instead focus on all the online “goals” I had yet to attain. (I use the word goals loosely here because there wasn’t any real aim besides generally feeling like I was “enough” online.) To those who do not spend most of their days online and supporting themselves in this manner, this might seem downright crazy. ...more
I find that I frequently have to take breaks from social media.  While I don't work online, it ...more