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Breaking Up with Social Media Blog Post by VJ Thomas at 9 to FABulous

Why I'm Breaking Up with Social Media and Here's What I'm Doing Instead

Hey there, Fabs! Today, I want to talk about a little something that's been weighing heavy on my mind: the relentless pressure to keep up with all the latest social media platforms. Let's be real, trying to be everywhere at all times is a recipe for overwhelm and burnout. So, I've decided to take matters into my own hands and break up with this never-ending cycle. Now, hold up! Before you think I'm ditching social media altogether, let me clarify. I'm simply breaking up with the idea that I need to be present on every platform, all the time. Sorry, IG, but it's a wrap. Instead, I'm embracing a more streamlined approach. I'll schedule perhaps one post a week on platforms that don't excite me, while showing up a little more on the platforms I truly love. Simple, right?


Let me tell you, this decision feels liberating. No longer will I succumb to the pressure of constant content creation just for the sake of it. I'm learning to be intentional with my time and energy. By curating a schedule that works for me, I can fully immerse myself in the platforms where I genuinely enjoy connecting with my audience. It's about quality over quantity, my friends.


So, if you're feeling the weight of social media overwhelm, I encourage you to join me in this breakup. Analyze which platforms truly light your fire and focus on nurturing those relationships. You'll regain that sense of control and find more joy in the process. Remember, it's okay to take a step back and reevaluate what truly matters. Your sanity and authenticity should always come first.


And there you have it – my little love(?) story with social media. It's time to embrace a simpler, more focused approach. So, here's to scheduling that one thoughtful post a week and showing up authentically where it counts. Who's ready to join me in this digital rebellion? Let's reclaim our social media power! 💪🏼✨