I've given this a lot of thought. I've been frustrated and fed up with it. And so, I'm come to this conclusion: it's time for a change. It's time to pause without it. It's time to spend my time in others ways. And so, from Thanksgiving to Christmas, I am deleting all forms of social media from my phone. No Facebook, no Twitter, no Snapchat, no StumbleUpon, no Instagram. I will still keep my accounts. I will still occasionally log on to Facebook on my computer to promote a post or share a Christmas wish. But I am going to be far, far limiting the time that I spend on all forms of social media unless absolutely necessary. And I'm totally cutting myself off from any of it on my phone (which is where I use it most).
I'm excited to share about my experiences later on. I realize that this decision may negatively impact my blog, but I think that it's worth it. I am excited to be more present with others, more productive, and more focused on other things that are more important. I'm excited to spend the holidays focusing on what really matters. I'm excited to remember what it was like before smart phones. I'm excited for it all.
I'll still be sharing some moments with you in this space along the way. Check back with me after Christmas, when I'll be sharing the results. Until then, happy Thanksgiving. I hope you enjoy wonderful time making memories, relaxing with family and friends, and recognizing just how truly blessed we all are.