After yesterday’s dentist’s dream I need something more supportive, times are already weird enough. Perhaps a friendly face that would be hidden behind a mask these days, a friendly face, pretty and inviting. Meet Jana.Continue reading
Today I’ve read a lenghty article from Lettre Internation about the inherent sadness of social media. The individual, so the article, gets a glossy image of the world around her, and the more she tries to keep up with the Joneses, the more she fails, because there is no such 24/7 service provided by individuals. A rat race of vanities eventually drives people into melancholy.
The interesting point here is that melancholy doesn’t only hit the receiver, but the sender, too. The short joy of gaining and arousing attention is basically a chemical reaction, induced by the industry which eventually makes its money with our emotions. In the end the social media user has no chance to succeed: even if you get a lot of followers, there will be somebody else with even more followers, and since you never know if this other one did buy an army of bot followers, your fight for fame is a lonely one. Burnout is one of the symptoms threatening your social media career.Continue reading
Munchies: Liv and Taira
The doctor says
Just four more
and you’re hitting hundred.
Wow, I say to myself,
Is it years, or is it followers?
There are several things we can learn from this pictorial: be flexible; smile even when it’s difficult; suppress your gag reflex; go to the limit and beyond. Impressive!
I have this idea for furnishing houses… If you spice up your catalogues a bit… Continue reading