If we were to pause and reflect, what would our true highlight reel consist of?
While social media enables us to share the highs of our lives, it also encourages us to curate an image that isn’t entirely authentic. We often find ourselves seeking validation through likes, comments, and shares, creating a feedback loop that feeds our ego and fosters a sense of self-importance.
To manage this, we must first recognize that life’s most significant moments often go unnoticed in the digital world. The quiet acts of kindness, the genuine connections we forge with others, and the personal growth we experience – these are the true highlights of our lives. When we focus on cultivating these aspects, we can foster a sense of balance and genuine self-worth that is not reliant on external validation.
It is essential to approach social media mindfully, using it as a tool to connect and inspire, rather than to compete and compare. By being conscious of our intentions and practicing humility in our digital interactions, we can navigate this world without succumbing to narcissism. Ultimately, the key lies in remembering that our true worth extends far beyond the curated images and highlights we share online.
John 8:51-59. If I glorify myself, my glory is worth nothing.
[DAILY GOSPEL INSIGHTS AND REFLECTION FOR MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION 2023-089: MARCH 30, 2023]