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How social media affects our expectations

Social media is a great contributor as to why our expectations to ourselves and towards other people is damaging.

We often tend to compare ourselves with other people online regardless of who they may be. We tend to forget that we compare our worst moments to somebody else's best.

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Managing expectations

We tend to have many unrealistic expectations that are based on our highly critical comparison to other people, in order to lessen the disappointment we feel whenever we are let down we must remember to:

  1. Be realistic
  2. Remember that nobody hits the bullseye on the first try.

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Being more appreciative of our lives

Studies have shown that we tend to disregard the things that we currently have to yearn for the things that others have that we don't.

We need to remind ourselves to be thankful for the life that we have as of the moment. If the life that you have currently is not up to par with your expec...

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Why expectations hurt

Why expectations hurt

We often fantasize about the day when things will finally go our way. We have highly positive expectations of the future, but once what we expected did not match our reality we feel hurt and lost.

Expectations frustrate us when we idealize a certain future but our actions and our behavior ...

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We Keep Comparing Our Life With Others

We Keep Comparing Our Life With Others

More often than not, we compare ourselves with others, based on what society says, how other people are living, and what the majority thinks of as success.

There is no need to spend the best hours of our best days just comparing our success with other people.

The use of social media

Social media can be a great tool for connecting with people, but it is not suitable to obtain information. It is not a replacement for books or articles.

Most people are unaware that they are being used on social media. They may think they're in control, but they're influenced all the time...

9. Sign out of Social Media

9. Sign out of Social Media

Numerous studies have demonstrated that checking social Medias can really trigger gloom since we regularly compare ourselves with our companions, creating sensations of deficiency and uncertainty.

Steering clear from social media is likely to help you reduce your st...

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