This is a new arena. This life we are living now is not one that can ever be com[pared to anyone else’s let alone our parents or people who were around before the social media experience hit us.
It brings this whole new intensity to our connections with not only other people but to ourselves.
At the reach of the tips of our fingers is this ability to peer into the lives of millions of others. Lives told through images that usually have been edited, airbrushed and filtered. Now i dont find anything wrong with playing with photos that you post online. I love playing with photography and with the constant expanse of technology its so accessible to anyone now to be an artist.
The opportunity lies, i think, in the perception and the use of this tool turned tormentor.
More often than not these days, social media platforms are used as a newspaper replacement. A way of challenging your sanity and insecurities on a daily or sometimes hourly basis. And many humans have so many un recognised and un healed insecurities. So rather than looking at an image and being inspired by the colours and the idea behind it, we instead compare ourselves to this image and instantly feel less than.
In relationships our in the transition of change in relationships there is a new added addiction factor. We are able to follow the momentum of one negative thought (maybe when we first wake up) and this leads us to sifting through images or pages of someone who wouldn’t have even been in our pathway after that initial thought. Now we can seek out our downfall at the tip of our fingers and a lot of us do, every day.
I wouldn’t say we need to be rid of this new technology, quite the opposite as it allows us to be connected all around the world and will be an incredible tool if we use it in that way. I think it is so important for us to connect on a physical level as much as possible though. To recognise those who physically come into our experience and not just those who come up on our media feeds.
For those connections are energy in action! Our own vibration that we are putting out is drawing in our teachers and soulmates (yes, plural).
The more we move towards that feed the more we are going to expand and grow.
Social media can then become our tool for spreading that positive connection rather than an instrument of our own destruction.
Have a play with that, why dont ya?
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