Losing self-esteem

Discussion in 'Indie Related Chat' started by rayparse, Jan 27, 2021.

  1. rayparse

    rayparse New Member

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    Hi,

    Apology to go off topic for a bit. I just wanted to release how I feel...

    Last 2 weeks ago, I deactivated my social media account. I couldn't help but compare myself with all the achievements of people in my feed. You know the feeling that you don't really wanted to compare yourself but it is leading you to feel it. Seeing all these posts is not good for me for it will trigger my anxiety.

    Your thoughts?
     
  2. Hando Aguilar

    Hando Aguilar New Member

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    yea social media could be very... evil. I recently connected with some poeple from high school on instagram and felt that way
     
  3. Paul Reeves

    Paul Reeves New Member

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    Social media is known for making people think that way :( People feel compelled to present themselves as living a fantastic life and others compare against it - it is human nature to compare yourself and I have found myself doing it in the past. Social media can be good in some situations, like keeping in contact with a family spread across the planet which is now my primary use. In general user beware and you if it's not having a net positive on your life definitely drop it.
     

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