Tag: instagram

Intuitive Eating (of Social Media Feeds)

A friend responding with 'I would love to help you but I honestly first need to understand what's going on'

The Context Social media platforms bring about so many opportunities for enhanced global connection and access, and yet I often feel very passive on these platforms. Passively consuming content can be great, especially considering the fast-paced nature of our society today. However, I feel the prolonged periods of time I spend passively scrolling negatively affects my ability to think clearly and more…

The Mitty Effect

I think everyone has experienced The Mitty Effect. If you do not know what this is, it’s probably because I just made that term up. It is inspired by the movie “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”, one of the best films I have ever watched. The story is about a guy named Walter Mitty. Like most of us, Mitty has a…

Picture Perfect?

Nothing is what it seems. Not only magicians and politicians are experts at hiding the truth, arguably everyone participating on social media is some kind of illusionist. Creating the illusion of a perfect life, a perfect family, a perfect career. Showing the trophy without the training, showing the victory without the struggle. Throughout my blogs I have been considerably positive regarding social…