Social media detox lesson: Don’t be social all the time

first_imgWe are living in a tech-obsessed world where social media is literally attached to our watches. It’s  a world where computer screens, apps and notifications are how we communicate.So, in December 2016, I decided to take a break from social media. I wanted to focus on achieving my goals. Staying connected to family and friends is great through social media, but I was spending (in my eyes) too much time on their lives and not enough on my own. I noticed myself disengaging and worrying about things other people posted on social media. Things that were out of my control.Don’t get me wrong, I’m not bashing social media, I think it’s a great way to get news, updates and stay connected. But did I think it was time for a social media detox? Absolutely. My New Year’s resolution was to stop staring at everyone else and start focusing on ME.As a committee member of HylandWIN, whose mission is to support women at Hyland, I wanted to share my advice with everyone on how I’ve successfully cut back on social media usage and hope you can too. Five months into my social media detox, I am glad to say, I’m living in the moment, more productive and happier. continue reading » 11SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img