2009 v 2019: A Story of Two Smiles

You may have noticed some people on social media posting photos of themselves from 2009 and 2019. I’ve commented on this before, but these 10-year challenges are an excellent chance to reflect. As such, here are my photos.    Maybe it isn’t visible to anyone else, but behind those smiles I see very different stories.  […]

I Hate How Good I Look 

I’ve talked before about the hazards of social media for those with mental illness (See Signposts Along the Social Media Superhighway and Like This, Or Don’t). Today, I want to build on that by talking about another danger of social media. And that is the danger your social media page poses to your mental health.  […]

The Unsocial Media

As an introvert with social anxiety issues, I find social media to be a wonderful creation. When the world gets to be too much, I can stay connected while curling up and hiding from the physical world. Yet it can also be extremely dangerous because it, like mental illness, lies to you.  People don’t typically […]