Facebook…Big Triggers, Big Gifts

A very thoughtful and emotionally intelligent take on how we may react to Facebook as a trigger for emotional issues.

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Facebook…we either love it or we hate it. And some days, we love it and hate it at the same time.

Many of us spend copious hours browsing, liking, commenting, posting, sharing, watching videos and browsing some more. A modern addiction that can be a challenge to live without. Yet, there are also a number of us who are adamant non-users, the anti Facebookers who have jumped ship…often seeking refuge in another social networking boat.

So why the devotion and hostility? Facebook gives us that warm and comforting feeling that we get from belonging to a community. A welcoming place with familiar faces. But Facebook can evoke a smorgasbord of negative emotions as well. While it can make us feel connected and positive, Facebook can also trigger us to feel a wide array of low-vibe emotions, such as insecurity, jealousy, resentment, disappointment and loneliness.


For the most part, we appreciate…

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