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How to Overcome the Pressures of Social Media

  Thanks to social media, we have a front row seat into many people's lives. This connectivity also places a huge amount of pressure on us to be perfect. At any given time, you may find yourself scrolling your Instagram feed wondering if you're doing enough, are you pretty enough, or if you're enough period. As someone who's business depends on social media, trust me when I say that I get it! In my years as a blogger, I've learned the importance of overcoming the constant pressures we face because of social[...]

The Truth About Toxic Positivity

What’s the key to true happiness? Is it love, wealth, finding your inner peace, or all of the above? Many of us are on our own unique journey in life with regards to seeking and maintaining true happiness. But the truth of the matter is, life isn’t all rainbows, unicorns and sunny days. Sometimes we experience disappointment, hardships, betrayal, and failure which can, at times, foster negative feelings. This of course is normal. So why do we feel guilty for feeling bad? Toxic positivity is one of the reasons.[...]

The Reason Behind My Social Media Hiatus

  Social media is a two-headed beast. Social media has forever changed our lives and how we interact with one another. Social media, essentially, is what you make it. In my case, social media became one of the main triggers of my anxiety. Although I love the potential it has with moving us forward as a society; I hate the bullshit that comes along with it. And let’s be honest - THERE’S A LOT OF BULLSHIT! The whole doing everything for likes, fraudulent lifestyles, and unfair and unrealistic pressu[...]