Guarding Your Peace

Friday Musing: How do you “keep your peace” in a social media driven world? Try these simple guidelines: 1) Believe none of what you hear and half of what you see. 2) Don’t pass along anything you don’t 100% know to be true. And even if it is true, ask if the news is yoursContinue reading “Guarding Your Peace”


Wednesday Musing: Social Media 8/3/2022

Wednesday Musing: Too Much Drama on Social Media? Turn it Down! The volume on the “drama” player has never been turned up higher. In fact, the sound can be deafening. When it comes to turning down the sound, many of us feel powerless. But I don’t think that is the case. We are not powerless.Continue reading “Wednesday Musing: Social Media 8/3/2022”

My Social Media Pledge (2020 Edition)

My Social Media Pledge (2020 Edition) A lot of folks are closing their social media accounts. I get that. Why invite more mania into our lives? For me, social media is still better than it is terrible. From time to time, I revisit the Social Media Pledge I make every year. A new year isContinue reading “My Social Media Pledge (2020 Edition)”

The Friendly 15: Advice for Facebook

1) You don’t have to accept every friend request or do everything people tell you to do.  You just don’t have to. 2) If you are going through difficult times and don’t want people “in your business,” don’t post about it. When you post your difficulty or air your rant or rave, you have invitedContinue reading “The Friendly 15: Advice for Facebook”

Self Awareness (on Social Media)

Here are some quick but poignant thoughts on self awareness (or the lack thereof) from a recent message on Joseph as they apply to Social Media: What many call “other awareness” is a blind side for many people. It represents the potentially serious gap between how we think others see us and how others actually seeContinue reading “Self Awareness (on Social Media)”

DIS (Drama Intolerance Syndrome)

I have DIS. It is a disease called “Drama Intolerance Syndrome” and it causes me plenty of dis-ease. I find that drama makes me irritable which, of course, only adds to the drama I so despise. I fully realize that in a fallen world populated with humans with internet access, that there is going toContinue reading “DIS (Drama Intolerance Syndrome)”