Do certain Facebook Posts Make you Uncomfortable?
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Are Facebook Relationships confusing to you? Surely, they can be. First, because of the enormous amount of information shared. Secondly, because of variety of reasons that people share information? Consequently, it is important to be clear about your relationship with Facebook.
Primarily, what information would like to share? Secondly, what is your goal of building Facebook Relationships?
Because of my discomfort with current Facebook Relationships, I knew it was time for me to Reflect on my Beliefs. Specific examples are listed below.
- One. was seeing an old high school friend was in town from a Facebook Post! The outcome was hurt feelings because my friend was in town and she didn’t call me.
- Two, was seeing comments from a family member conflicting to what I see in person.
Facebook provides the opportunity for connection, communication and information. For that reason, I moved forward to discover the aspects of Facebook Relationships that I find comfortable. For some certain acquaintances a “virtual” relationships is very satisfying. And it is very helpful for business connections as well!
Research is looking into different factors associated with Facebook use.
A September 1, 2019, Volume 147, Science Direct Study, researched participants who browsed social media. Specifically, they reported lower state self-esteem and higher depression levels, for participants who browsed a non-social content Facebook page.
A 2017 article published by Frontiers in Psychology entitled The Facebook Paradox studied Facebooking. The outcome of the study found Facebooking can be both beneficial and harmful to well-being. Specifically, it is depends on the following factors.
The first factor is oﬄine social relationship satisfaction.
The second factor is perceived social support.
The third is anxiety surrounding social.
And the fourth is whether the user is introverted or extroverted.
This research helps us to ask those questions of ourselves?
A plan of action that made be feel more comfortable with Facebook was to bring information I saw into a closer setting. Following are two examples.
- First, when some Facebook friends made supportive comment, I sent them a card. The consequence of that was they send cards back to me. Ultimately, I was able to have more connection. Undeniably, connection is important to us all.
- When I went to a gathering of high school friends, I connect with them through information they shared on Facebook. Consequently, do you have ideas on ways that Facebook can work better for you?
What are your Reflections on your emotions related to our Facebook use? I would love to hear from you in the 5’R’s Practice. Without a doubt, your awareness is essential.
- Reflection—Do you have a Reflection of your Facebook use? Specifically, are you emotionally impacted by likes, pictures and numbers of friends? For example, you saw my two communications that did impact me.
- Research—What has your past experience been? Particularly, do you have ups and downs in your mood because of the experience?
- Recycle—Is there any part of your experience you would like to let go of? For instance, one Belief that I recycled was thinking real close communication happened here.
Rewrite—Do you want to Rewrite your experience of Facebook because you have challenges? Or do you want to suggest this post to your, son or daughter, or a close friend?
- Rehearse—The tablet, phone, or computer are available for you to practice your experience which makes all of the difference!
- in the space below;
- in messenger; or
- to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You will join a community of authentic individuals showing up! The 5 R’s Practice is outlined for you. Are you clear on your Facebook use?
- And where do you Rehearse?
Thanks so much for sharing. Your Perspective Matters. BAM–Beliefs are Magical