My life isn’t special. But sometimes, it’s fun to make it seem like it.
I love to take photos. Sometimes I post things on the internet when I’m doing something cool. I edit the picture and post it for the world to see.
But behind the screen, reality hits.
Behind the screen, that gorgeous mouth-watering waffle edited with that brightly lit background, is simply my semi-burnt afternoon snack on top of a sheet of A4 paper. It was still a delicious waffle, but my photo made it look much cooler than it was.
What I’m trying to say is that I think these days a lot of us get so caught up in taking photos and looking at other people’s photos that we often forget that there is, in fact, a real life behind the screen. Yeah, maybe the real life isn’t as cool as it looks in the image, but, well… at least it’s real. And by spending all that time worrying about taking the perfect picture or comparing ourselves to others, we could be missing out of the bests bits of real life.
For example, instead of trying to find nice lighting for this tea, I could have been comfortably appreciating its richness and warmth. Or, instead of scrolling through someone else’s delicious breakfast pancakes, I could have been making some myself.
I’ve decided to make a bold move to take a break from social media for the rest of this week. Photos and updates are fun, but maybe it’s time to live real life as it should be.
So what’s going on in my real life behind the screen? Well, I’m just a regular girl with lots of school work and things she wants to do. I currently have heaps of assessments and homework, (hence my lack of posts this week) but I’m trying to keep it together! I’ve also started journal writing again, which is fun. Some other things I’d love to start doing as well is drawing and making a bucket list… Hopefully I’ll get around to doing them soon.
As for now, farewell social media (until next friday!) I’m actually very excited to do this.
What’s going on in your real life?
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