Off-late I have been spending more time on Instagram which is like 1-2 hours of my daily life ( I use digital minimalism to track the time spent on apps). I use to be never like this, I guess the times have changed. Now I enjoy sharing and creating stuff on the internet.

This brings me to a question – Am I the attention whore? Which I couldn’t fathom. The fact that I share stuff nowadays is that I consume too much stuff and I make sure I have to vomit to retain the learnings (And yes there is a FOMO attached to it)

I have always wondered if putting my life online will make me vulnerable?

I mean look; I really like Instagram and all, Now that I look back on my earlier post the only regret I have is not posting more. I don’t take pictures often of the places I go, the food I eat, and the people I meet. although I take pictures sometimes but too lazy to take some time to make them look “Instagram” worthy & upload, so I won’t post them. (Or maybe it’s a fear of posting and getting judged?)

I do have huge respect for some well-tailored Instagram accounts (like in my case some great travel pages which has good Reels). If anyone cracked the code of taking great pictures with great captions (not the copy-pasted quotes from the internet)that stops my scrolling, that is a Win-Win for both (Creator & Audience).

Okay, now think of this do you really want to put the ugly side of yourself on social media? (being broke, rejected applications) we generally only want to show our good side I can kind of understand that toxic positivity can drive more engagement than the pessimism. but I do often think of having a losers diary on Instagram where I only/sometimes post the dark side of me (though I’m skeptical of its perception) maybe I’m not ready for that yet.

This is why I strongly believe to have close friends who would call out my BS instantly which I don’t see through within me (thankfully I have few of them).

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