I’m Taking a Social Media Break

And the reasons are not what my friends and family seem to think. It’s nothing drastic. For Facebook, this break has been long in coming. (I draw the line at stories in my news feed. Haha!) One of the reasons is that there’s been a few misunderstandings in my Facebook posts and that made me realize some things. I figured that right now is the best time to just focus on specific areas of my life. (Plus, there’s my dad’s first death anniversary in a few days.) I want to be able to seek connection and quality time the good, old-fashioned way: Face-to-face, free from the distractions of cell phones. Squash the urge to post on social media what I just ate or where I’m currently at and who I’m with. Just… soak in the moment and enjoy the company.

I’ve had too many hours spent on mindless entertainment while letting those that matter slide into the backseat. Clearly, this addiction with social media must stop. I love that I’m able to chat with new people (Hey, CJ, Keith, and Alex! 😀 ) and there is no denying the thrill and wonder of seeing other like-minded individuals post beautiful photos with great captions or witty and / or informative tweets. But I need some time to recharge myself, get to doing the things I promised myself I would do months and months and months ago. I think this article pretty much encapsulates what I’m trying to say here.

The best way forward is to take some time off. – – Selena Gomez

I’ll continue blogging here, of course. I’ll just be taking a break from Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and Instagram.

If you know me personally, you may reach me via Whatsapp or Viber. If you need to send me messages online, feel free to send me emails using the Contact form in this blog. See you all in a few months!