I literally could not stand one more day of the social media overwhelm.
That was it. I had officially had it.
It was a constant barrage of pings, beeps and vibrations coming from my phone.
Each ping, each beep, each vibration, translated to another thing on my to do list which was already way over 200 items. And the worst part of it all was that my social media was so saturated, that I had to sift through copious amounts of junk notifications to get to the notifications that mattered. The ones that came from clients, family and friends.
I actually wanted to vomit a little every time I heard a notification coming through.
So, I did what any other self loving human would do. I crawled under the proverbial rock and escaped ‘the matrix’.
And it was the most blissful time of my life.
Everything was quiet.
Everything was peaceful.
Ahhh I could hear the sounds of birds chirping again, as opposed to that annoying ‘pinggggggg'.’ [INSERT FULL BODY CRINGE HERE]
And…it was so much easier than I thought it would be. For real. I thought I would go into withdrawal in an hour but not at all. It was a full bliss-cation!
Here’s what I did to create my bliss-cation from social media:
I went through my list and unfriended/unfollowed anyone that I didn’t know, barely knew, or have never really exchanged with.
I blocked anyone who I didn’t feel I wanted to have access to me anymore.
I removed myself from all but a few key groups that I used regularly.
I unliked all liked pages. And I mean all. If I want to buy something I’ll Google it.
I mass unsubscribed from all junk email which I easily was able to find by going through my trash folder and unsubscribing from everything I had in there.
I turned off all notifications on all platforms.
I turned off the ability for people to see when I was online.
I deleted all platforms that I didn’t use or enjoy anymore.
I took social media free days regularly.
And I made all of the above decisions based on one criteria, and one criteria only.
The criteria was that if the person, page or platform made me feel happy, I would keep it. If it did not, it was an easy follow or unfriend.
Because when it doesn’t feel good, it’s lowering your vibes. And as I always say,
Your vibe is your most valuable resource.
Now when I open my social media, I don’t see a string of meaningless notifications from some over-contoured stranger who is telling me the next best thing that I need to invest in. (Crap…that’s kina what I do isn’t it LOL)
Now when I open my social media, I see where my friend went for drinks with her man last night, or I see my sister up to no good with coworkers after long days work.
And that my friends is what social media was intended for.
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