I Went Off Social Media For 2 Weeks And This Is What Happened
I don’t think most of us want to admit how handcuffed we are to social media.
Since 2007, social media has been my lifeline. I had just moved back to Canada from my first stint in the Cayman Islands where I made a huge career shift from accounting to entering the health & fitness industry. Facebook enabled me to share my journey, build my community, and generate revenue through my passion for helping others.
Although I owe much of my success in online fitness and nutrition coaching to social media, I was also experiencing an increasing desire to take a break from it. A year ago I gave myself a goal to take a digital detox; however, I felt that in order to do so, it had to be the ‘right time’. I thought I needed a strategic plan to calculate the risks versus the reward, determine the best timing, and work out how I was going to communicate it to my following while still being there for my clients, etc. When, in reality, I was burnt out (and had been for a while) and just needed to allow myself a break. But, being beyond exhausted and knowing that my business was driven via social media, I pushed through the only way I knew how……to read the full article, click here and check out my feature on Thrive Global