Category Archives: Social Media

“Unpacking” Religion and Politics

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Oh no, I didn’t! I just commented on a political post on Facebook giving my opposing perspective gently. But, I still did. I try very hard not do so and have been so far successful till today. I think your political affiliation is a product of your upbringing, your environment,… Read more »

Social Media and Blogs: The Need to Be Seen, Heard, and Acknowledged

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I confess: I am needy.  Today I ask myself: Why Facebook? Why WordPress? Why do I incessantly take pictures of my kids? I am needy. Now, I’m not needy in a way that my friends notice and I am not obnoxious with selfies (okay, so I’ve taken a few), but… Read more »

Politics and Facebook

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Some of my Facebook friends are really getting political in their FB posts. What is the goal with all these posts? Is it to inform, to educate, to retaliate? Religion and politics are touchy subjects and can alienate people passionate about their beliefs, but we have to be empathic and realize,… Read more »