5 Things That Happened When I Quit Social Media For 2 Weeks: I Became More Social

The day I posted on Instagram and Facebook that I was taking a break from social media, was the same day I mustered up the most social courage in my life. Despite what many people think, on the introvert to extrovert scale, I fall closer to being an introvert. Being constantly social can drain me, [...]

5 Things That Happened When I Quit Social Media For 2 Weeks: The Fear Of Missing Out Became Real

This Millennial decided to quit social media for 2 weeks, and what an unexpected learning journey it was! From learning about myself, to feelings of resentment, to eventual enlightenment... Follow my journey on The Happy Project as I highlight the 5 things that happened when I quit social media for 2 weeks.

Stop waiting.

When I was younger, my favourite movie for a time was Free Willy (I know, I know, total shock for those of you who know about my inexplicable fear of whales). Every time I set up this movie in the VCR player I would stop and make sure all the living room tables were clean [...]

What’s your style?

One of my favourite books on style and culture is Lessons from Madame Chic by Jennifer L. Scott. This non-fiction book outlines the authors experience doing a student exchange in France, where she became particularity interested in the social and cultural lifestyle of the women there. One of the ideas from Lessons from Madame Chic [...]