I feel like most people in this era don’t understand the concept of effort when it comes to relationships. Most people seem to think it implies taking someone out to dinner. Buying them something. It doesn’t. Effort is simply trying to be there for each other, no matter what obstacles might be in the way. … More Effort: a dying concept?
Some people say it’s possible to be alone but not feel lonely. I think being alone can be great when you truly need alone time. But feeling alone is entirely different. You can be surrounded by everyone you care about, or perhaps be in a room full of people you know or don’t know, and … More Feeling alone
Recently a friend of mine recommended that I watch the movie “The Truman Show.” Spoiler alert: I’m going to analyze it as it pertains to social media here. Truman is a man who unknowingly lives inside a live reality TV show. He is the main character and his whole life is a fabrication. Everyone he … More Stars of our own shows – social media
The idea of external “beauty” as an ideal that one should attain is a societal construct created to distract us from the things that are truly important. Society pushes the things that create profit. “Beauty” is one of those things. Imagine how much money is made by so many industries (clothing, makeup, etc.) by telling … More Beauty: an abstract concept
Hero worship is imbedded in the roots of our society. Every day I catch myself or others praising those we do not know. We venerate our favourite actors/actresses, musicians, politicians, sports figures, talk show hosts, social media figures, and anyone else who has some level of fame. Society rewards and idolizes people for their accomplishments, … More They’re not superheroes
When did we begin to think That all we are is our bodies? Just look at all those stars… I wonder in amazement How we got to be on this planet Floating in the massive universe And the billions of galaxies Faced with the possibility that we may not be the only ones… Yet here … More Beauty
Two weeks. How many times would I log on to social media in a span of two weeks? How many hours did I lose from my life in two weeks on average by logging on every day? I was logging on 3–5 times a day, 5–30 minutes each time I logged on. If I had … More The social media break