If you’ve ever watched a YouTube or Instagram video by some popular social media influencer, you’ve probably witnessed cyber-bullying.
The holiday season has the potential to bring out the best and worst in you and others. Know yourself, know your triggers and act accordingly.
We all have parts of ourselves that want to behave badly and get away with it. We have judgemental thoughts and biases. We are full of prejudices and presumptions. We want to be paid attention to and heard, sometimes even when we’re at our most unreasonable. Perhaps especially, when we’re at our most unreasonable.
Grief and loss are deeply distressing emotions to experience. Yet even beneath their intensity, there are gifts available to us. We access them when we’re ready and when we’re fully able to embrace them.
The average smartphone user can display symptoms of anxiety or irritability if they don’t have access to their phones. How much more so then, with those who rarely lookup from their smartphones at all?