Culture | ‘I was staging my life and I was rewarded for it.’

 

 


‘I had to question my identity at this point.’


 

‘All day images are flashed to us in 3-second posts. It generates feelings of need, lack, and competition… Pushing everyone to display their real life and to watch their ideal peers… Constant instant free gratification… I was staging my life and I was rewarded for it.’

 

Actress Leslie Coutterand on her social media addiction, at TEdx. And how she said she created an ‘avatar life based on the attention and validation of others.’How did she start living her life instead of faking it? Self-reflection, meditation and self-love.


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