My husband hates social media – he says that Facebook is the spawn of the devil and in someways I do feel that he might have a point. Everybody is so busy looking at everyone else’s “perfect” lives that you become a bit obsessed and a bit miserable about your own. I stopped posting so many selfies a few years ago because it took quite a lot of camera angles and good lighting for me to feel confident enough to put it out there and, to be honest, I’m not that bothered if I get many likes anymore anyway.
Blogging however is a different matter. It’s good for my soul and a few days in has lifted my slightly sunken spirits quite considerably. What I really like about it is the diversity and the honesty of it all. No one is pretending to be flawless or (well not that I’ve seen) posting pictures of their dinners or wrinkle free expressions and trout pouts. It’s just an outpouring of feeling, a lot of laughter and some really lovely support. I may only have a few followers but they have been real diamonds and I thank them for their early interaction.
Plus who doesn’t get a little thrill when they look at their stats and realise that people all over the world are interested in what you have to say.
Have a lovely day everyone.