Why I Quit Using My Social Media Accounts

I am so excited right now and literally so happy because for months of being at home, I finally landed a job! I just can’t believe that by next year I will no longer be lazing around at home doing nothing. Lol.

I’m sharing this right now with you guys because finding a job that fits your skills is quite hard these days, especially to a person like me who is a fresh graduate and is just starting out, I seriosuly had a hard time these past few months. I honestly was depressed although it was not totally obvious but to tell you the truth, I was. I came to the point in my life where I no longer don’t want to use any form of social medias, I deactivated my facebook account, deleted and didn’t use my twitter and instagram accounts for months because every time I use them I just feel more depressed looking at the posts or updates from my batchmates who are already starting their own career. I was green with envy and it wasn’t doing me anything good at all, so I decided to quit social media at that time because it was already toxic for me, it was just making me compare myself to other people’s achievements and I wasn’t believing in myself anymore, at that very moment I wasn’t able to be sincerely happy for my friends because I felt envy instead, which is not good and I felt so horrible and wasn’t a good friend.

I was no longer happy with my life, I was moping around and thinking absurd stuff like I am never going to get a job because I’m stupid, I am not getting the job I want because I will never going to be good enough, I will forever going to be an extra baggage, and I also thought that maybe I should just die (but I will never ever attempt to do so, that is just so beyond me) because I can’t do anything right anymore and I never felt so useless in my entire life.

I know what this sounds like that I was just overly dramatic, which in fact, I think I was, but if you’re in a situation like mine, when you feel so depressed it really helps that you have friends or loved ones or it can be just one person who will encourage you that it’s still not the end of your journey yet, who will be there for you no matter what and will tell you to never give up because sometimes when we’re about to give up all we need is a little push from the people that we love.

I was lucky enough to have people who are there for me and keeps on encouraging me.

Through this experience I learned that giving up is not an option in life and I need to work hard and double my effort in order to get the things or the job that I want.

To the one who’s reading this and is currently having a hard time right now, don’t ever give up and just keep on striving hard because life will always going to be difficult, it’s up to you how you handle it and make the most out of it.

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33 Comments

  1. Congratulations! You deserve that work, you gone through enough and I am sure you can make it. But it doesn’t stop there, you might encounter some difficulties while at work. Don’t give up, do it with determination.

  2. Totally get how you feel but life is like this. There’s always someone celebrating something, getting married, travelling, and me, I feel like I am stuck in a rut COMPARED to the others, even though I may not be.

  3. Congrates on your new job dear. Yes, it’s very hard not to compare our life to others who is have it better. But don’t worry, keep doing the best, keep grinding and your tine will come!

  4. If you think that’s best for you, good for you – for making that choice. I don’t think I can quit my social media accounts though. I need my Twitter to vent out things in 140 characters. LOL!

  5. know how it felt, when people around us are achieving their dreams, i’m still stuck at same old pace and place. Hate when I start comparing mine with them.

    But lucky you to have people around you that tell you otherwise, comfort you and keep telling you to fight on.

    Congrats on your work, hope it become your fuel to drive you on.

  6. Congrats on your new venture dear and all the best in pursuing your dreams 🙂 Here is to wishing you a Happy New Year ahead!

  7. Giving up in never an option cause you only fail when you start to give up. Its a learning phase to find yourself, so dont worry. I think you know what you want in life. Stay positive

  8. I understand that feeling when everyone’s achieving something so effortlessly and myself not. I might be a little naive but I really believe that good things will come to those who waits. Congrats on your new job and good luck!! 🙂

  9. First thing, congratulation on your new job. Hope you’re happy with your job right now although sometimes it might be kinda stressful and troublesome but at least is what you love. Second thing is, I’m glad that you’re awake and know what you want. Please don’t compare with your friend and feel depressed just because they run faster than you. Always be positive looking your life and it’s definitely okay when you’re late. So what?! Don’t compare because this is your life. Advice to find a way to realease your depress because in future they will be a harder / tougher task waiting for you. Good luck. 🙂

  10. I am glad that your close loved ones where there to standby you and to guide while you were facing this difficult time…it’s good that you experienced the “lowest” feeling at this point in life….cause this will be the fuel to tell yourself otherwise when “this feeling” hits you back again.

    You can counter attack life when it tries to knock you down again later on. Because you are a strong woman!

  11. Life’s hard. The only way to move forward is to become greater than the challenges or else we will be swallowed by the challenges. Be strong and surround yourself with positive people. Life will become brighter.

  12. First of all – congratulations! I hope your new job brings you lots of joy 🙂 Secondly, it’s definitely hard when you feel like you’re stuck in a rut while everyone else is zooming past you (I feel that way sometimes too, being a stay-at-home mom for now after leaving my amazing career). But always remember that everyone has their own path, and everyone has their own pace. Everything happens (or doesn’t happen!) for a reason.

    Adriana
    http://www.adrianathani.com

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