• Youth Voices

    I quit Facebook for 5 days and these are my thoughts.

    “A rat in a maze is free to go anywhere, as long as it stays inside the maze.” — The Handmaid’s Tale Facebook is addictive, and not just in a figurative way. So, when I appraised the significance of its presence in my life and why I squander so much time on it, the results weren’t that surprising. Not long ago, when sheer angst and inferiority complex consumed me, I retreated to Facebook, hoping a fair share of “dank memes” would lighten my days. Self-loathing can be crippling and I quickly realized that witnessing others graduate or getting engaged or landing that lucrative job, was just a disastrous recipe for the commencement of my downward…