3 Things That Stress Me Out On Social Media

Mic check 1,2,..1,2? Is this thing on? I know, that was pretty lame, but at least now I have your attention. Is it just me or is social media REALLY stressful sometimes? It’s fake stressful…like I don’t carry these things into my REAL LIFE, but still stressful nonetheless– right? If you agree that this social media thing is fake stressful you’ll probably also agree to the three social media habits I’m labeling as, “Must Stop Nows.”

1. Making Moves in Silence…Loud as Heck: Killers, hustlers, ants, Beyonce– just a few that come to mind when I think of the phrase, “making moves in silence.” The phrase is one that has been used over and over in our favorite songs and best friend’s facebook statuses, to promote the execution of business and life plans privately.

It’s one that reminds people to do the work in private and one day they will be openly rewarded. The Bible, Matthew 6:4, says, “so that your giving may be in secret. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you,” and In 2010, Lil Wayne eloquently reminded us that “real g’s move in silence like lasagna.” Somehow, even with all these fine examples and inspirations to keep quiet on these things, it’s become popular to do that opposite.

Ok, I know “somehow,” was a really weak elephant in the room– we know how. Social Media. Social Media has made it really hard for people to resist telling everyone else what they’ve got going on. Twitter asks