Social Media Platforms were created to be addictive. Sadly, many of us have fallen into that trap of co-dependency & can’t function without constantly checking our phones. A lot of people feel compelled to post so much vulnerable content online - we share our creativity, our dreams, what inspires us, what we care about... And when those posts don’t get the likes & shares we’re hoping for or people leave unwanted comments, we start to believe that we’re not worthy, lovable or good enough.
In today’s episode of The Karen Kenney Show, we’re talking about social media and how dangerous it is for people to allow it to dictate their self-worth. We take a look at how we’ve become hostages to these online spaces where we feel that if we don’t post to them every day, sometimes even multiple times per day, then we fear that we don’t even exist. HA!
I want to encourage you to start using Social Media as a tool for self-expression - rather than as a means for you to get feedback about your value as a human being. Because “if you already like yourself - then social media likes don’t feckin’ matter!”
What You’ll Learn on This Episode:
Social Media Syndrome (3:01)
Let Social Media be the “Tool” - Not You. HA! (6:11)
Social Media Was Purposefully Designed to be Addictive (8:29)
If Your Stories Start to Tell You... (11:20)
What Do I Want to talk about on social media? (13:26)
If You Already Like Yourself (15:04)
Double Down on Spiritual Practices (15:44)
Feeling Like Social Media Gives Us Value (20:39)
Don’t Look Outwardly For Your Self-Worth (21:47)
Don’t Let Your Self-worth Rise & Fall With Social Media (32:29)
Karen Kenney is a writer, speaker, and the founder of Fearless Flow Mentoring.
She’s a certified Spiritual Mentor, has been a student & guide of A Course in Miracles for 26+ years and a longtime student of Passage Meditation. She’s also a Gateless Writing Teacher and has been a yoga teacher since 2001.
KK grew up in Lawrence & Boston, MA and is known for her storytelling, her sense of humor and her “down-to-earth” approach to spirituality. Her signature mentoring programs: Your Story to Your Glory™ & Fearless Flow™ help people let go of their old stories of suffering and victimization, so they can write a new kick-ass story from a place of inner power, forgiveness, freedom and Spirit.
A sought-after expert and Spiritual Thought Leader for Live Events, Podcasts, Coaching Programs and Shows, Karen speaks on stages across the country and leads Transformational Retreats in the New England area and at the Omega Institute in NY.
KK is the host of The Karen Kenney Show Podcast and is currently at work on her memoir.
You can learn more and connect with Karen at:
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