If I’m honest, social media and I have been growing apart for some time now.

The endless algorithm changes, the growing number of ads and products, and the fact that I have to post selfies for my content to be seen by anyone (which I don’t enjoy!)

And even when I do post a selfie, it still reaches only a fraction of my connections. Most of the engagement is just because it’s my face and not because of the content that I work so hard to craft in support of people who need it. Lame.

Social media…

There have been times in my life (after certain relationships especially) that have tanked my sense of self-worth.

It’s happened from being in situations where I felt taken for granted, was treated poorly or flat out abused, or was told in one way or another that I was “too much.” It’s happened from being in relationships with people who didn’t show up, made me and my experience wrong…

Coming to terms with reality is hard when life pulls the rug out from under you.

But what’s even more challenging is learning how to navigate this new experience you’re suddenly standing inside of, walking down a path you never thought you’d have to navigate or consider.

Once the state of shock wears off, you start to recognize how you’ve been forever changed-how you can’t go back to the person you used to be. To the hopes you used to have or the life you used to love.

You start to notice the pieces of yourself that…

Stephenie Zamora

Digital media and production company, publishing house, and full-service life-purpose development, branding, and online marketing boutique. StephenieZamora.com

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