As beautiful and marvelously curated as someone’s Instagram and social media feeds may seem, their lives are far from perfect. Trust me. One of the many downsides to social media is how at times we find ourselves comparing our lives to others based on what they’ve published on their social media profiles. It’s easy to fall into this trap but when you think about it, it’s even easier to snap out of it once you realize what others are posting and publicizing on their social channels is only half of the story.
Let’s be real, a lot of it is a front; a small portion of their lives which they want others to see, but never the full picture. How do I know this? Because I’ve been on both sides of the coin. I’ve had very rough days and all I’ve posted have been positive thoughts and gorgeous images on my feed, and I’ve also found myself looking at someone else's feed and playing the comparing game, to later find out their lives weren’t as perfect as they portrayed them to be.Read More