Appreciating Social Media Apps For What They Are

For the last couple of years, I removed myself from social media. I solely blamed social media apps on the corruption of people. However, I was wrong.

Social media apps were designed to be tools used for communication, entertainment and business, not for destroying our self worth and well being. To use the tools of social media in a destructive way is like taking a hammer and hammering down our own hand, instead of hammering down the nails that are required to build something awesome.

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Rockabye Amygdala

Happiness, joy, motivation, inspiration, resilience, grit, determination and all those other really sweet positive emotions are available to us anytime.

The one thing that keeps us from experiencing these emotions is an overactive amygdala or what I call a crybaby amygdala. It’s like trying to watch a good movie when all of a sudden your baby wakes up and starts crying. That’s exactly what happens with your brain.

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Lending Out A Helping Hand

One of the many things I enjoy about traveling is finding different ways to help people make their job less of a stress, even if I’m considered a guest.

I’ve stayed at many different hotels and Airbnb, dined at many different restaurants and enjoyed coffee and wifi at many different coffee shops around the United States. When I go to these places, I always make sure that I leave the place super tidy and clean.

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Is Social Media the Real Terminator?

The other day I was binge watching the Terminator series that started in 1984. And wow, in regards to technology, we really have come a long way, which is super cool yet scary.

As I was watching¬†Terminator 2: Judgement Day (T2),¬†I started to think about whether or not large physical forms of artificial intelligence will really try to wipe out the human race within the next decade. Then I thought, “No, this is actually happening right now, except no one is chasing us.”

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