• How to View Media in a God Honoring Way
    depression,  media

    How to View Media in a God Honoring Way

    I remember having a movie night with a childhood friend. We were eating snacks and talking, and everything was awesome. That is, until I realized the superhero movie we were watching was so full of swear words that I couldn’t make it past the first fifteen minutes. As the years go by and I continue to grow in my faith, I can see the way media affects my life and the lives of those around me. Season two of the show 13 Reasons Why was recently released on Netflix, and reading this incredible post from blogger Beauty Beyond Bones has inspired me to also discuss the dangers of media. 13…

  • beauty,  faith,  life,  Uncategorized

    The Mask Effect

    Isn’t it funny how we fill our Instagram and Facebook feeds with pictures of our food or pets? We photograph and write about our lives for the sake of a like or follow. Okay, maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration. The truth is that we do like the attention (even I do). We like how social media can turn us into little online celebrities. However, sometimes scrolling through these sites for too long can make me feel depressed and shrink away my confidence. Do you ever feel that way, lovely reader? What is the problem here? The cause of our social media induced anxiety is what I like to call the “Mask…

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    5 Things Ditching Social Media Taught Me

    (Image Source) Social media. We give it a lot of hate sometimes, but really, we love it. In fact, a lot of us are addicted to it. For example, when you’re waiting at your doctor’s office no one is sitting around reading a magazine or making small talk. We’re all staring at our phone screens! Now I know that it sounds like I’m totally bashing social media, but that’s not really what I’m trying to do. Social media is a wonderful tool to help us connect with others. Just to be clear–I still use it and probably always will. It’s kind of hard to be a successful blogger and never use social media anyway.…