Social Media Minimalism

Minimalism is commonly misconstrued as the radical notion of getting rid of everything you own. However, that is not true—not even close. Minimalism is about living a simple life, one with less stress and more meaning. While getting rid of your tangible clutter is a huge step in the right direction, the minimalist lifestyle can be applied to nearly every aspect of life.

One of those aspects is social media. Social media can be distracting, full of clutter, and downright stressful sometimes. It isn’t all bad though, as it has a multitude of benefits. For example, connecting with like-minded individuals (other minimalists, for example), keeping in touch with relatives and friends who may not live near you, or raising awareness for a campaign or organization.

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Summer Stays

I know what you’re thinking. Based on the title, this a blog post about summer vacation destinations. But this isn’t Expedia, and I’m not a travel agent.

Summer is just around the corner, which means the tears of college students everywhere will soon subside and be quickly replaced by pure elation. Here are five stays to get you to and through the hot summer days:

Stay confident.

You’re almost there. You’ve almost survived another semester. You can do this. You’ll be back again in a few months to do it all over again, but that’s okay. Enjoy your time off and embrace the challenges you face head on.

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Don’t Settle

When you look around, what do you see? An office? A classroom? I see a dim desk lamp and a laptop sitting on top of a minimalistic desk under a flag on the wall that reads, “Keep Exploring”.

In life, I’ve settled for a lot of things I shouldn’t have settled for—as so many people do. I don’t know when it became okay to settle for anything less than what we deserve, but it’s become the new normal.

Why have so many given up? Why have so many lost hope? I want to live my life, I mean really live it. Too many people settle for 9-5 jobs just to come home and eat, sleep and watch Netflix. I don’t see the point in that.

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