Social media is a great way to reconnect with long-lost friends, to stay up-to-date with far-flung family members, and to be social – especially for people with mobility restrictions.
Unfortunately, if you are active on social media, you may often find that pastime depressing. That’s because:
How to Turn it Around
Sometimes being real is mistaken for “oversharing” or seeking attention. Although that happens, oftentimes it’s just a matter of someone posting something real for a change — a snapshot of where they are at that second in their lives.
They may be sad, lost, hopeless, questioning, uncertain, or just feeling really small. They may also feel guilt or pride or happiness or just need a little moral support. It’s all good.
Real life isn’t always perfect. In fact, some days (or moments in those days) really suck…and that’s ok. In fact, that’s a good thing. Without those days (or moments), we wouldn’t have any comparative way to appreciate the truly awesome days that come our way.