Like many people following current events, I found it easy to get caught up in news feeds about the public-health and political discourse occurring locally, nationally, and globally. Much of the discourse has consisted of unending tension and disagreements, which has often escalated to vitriolic tirades that ultimately benefited no one. It’s the current reality in this new normal. And it appears to be a reality that will continue into the foreseeable future.
Being disconnected from the social media world, especially during COVID-19, would not likely be considered good timing by many. That said, I felt the need to undergo social-media detoxing to permit my mind some mental respite.CONTINUE READING