Social media gets slammed for being so addictive and ruining our lives. But it is not the problem.
We are. Well at least, our thoughts are.
Recently, model Essena O’Neill has blasted her break up with social media and spoke out about how the life she projected was completely fake and said that social media was the pressured cause of this.
She let everyone know how miserable she actually was and encouraged people to remove themselves from this fake platform and talk about things that matter.
All great points.
However, I object.
An addiction or reliance on social media to boost our self confidence isn’t a problem, it is a symptom.
It isn’t too far from emotional eating, alcohol abuse, Netflix binging or wanting a relationship to “completely you”.
The truth is, we are kinda in denial and it’s a little sad.
In todays episode I talk about
- The cause of the addiction
- Why turning off al social media won’t fix the problem
- What to real problem is
- How to really fix the