Instead of wasting time comparing yourself to others, spend it figuring out what's meaningful to you. What makes you tick. What kind of change you want to see in the world. And remember this: synonyms for the word "crisis" include a turning point, a crossroads.
We were raised and taught to socialize, not to stay on our phones all day. But in this day and age, when my friends and I get together, we end up spending as much (maybe more) time on our phones as we do socializing.
The friend who was watching the movie with me didn't live in the same state, country or for that matter, the same continent as me. We were screen sharing and watching a movie on Netflix.
Click here to read the rest of the story on YCteen.org. I’m a Flintstone When I was 15, I stopped going on social networks
Hi, my name is Elise, and I am an affirmation addict. I realize that I am a living human on the planet earth, no matter how many likes I get.
During the school year they appear to have no desire or reason to take a break. Sleep-away camp leaves them no choice but to part from their social media.