Month: June 2013
(yes, that’s the priest.)
Thought release valve
Standing at the bus stop today, watching the rain fall, cursing the delays and trying not to get mad at things that are out of my control I had a little revelation about posting on Facebook (or Twitter, for that matter) whenever you think or feel anything.
Consider this: you’re late to work, soaked in rain, cold and angry. What better idea than to vent your frustration on Facebook? It’s not just about anger: you just thought something clever? Why not post it? Feeling sad and lonely? Here, have some relief, post a status. Does that sound familiar?
By mindlessly posting stuff online, you let thoughts out of your head. In exchange for some relief or fun you expel from your head and waste a perfectly good thought that, with some work, could become a positive change in your life. No matter if that’s a feeling of sadness or anger, a clever idea or something funny, your thoughts are like seed. Keep them planted in your head and let them grow – don’t just throw them away whenever they appear.