Social media has never been more popular. The world has never been more noisy than it is now.
I think it’s about to tip.
As we wrap up 2018, one of the most challenging aspects of doing meaningful work—and leading a meaningful life, frankly—is being able to actually hear yourself think.
People are really over the noise and the comparison-based existence that has become the norm in the insta-everything world of Instagram. I’ve been feeling this reaction happening for awhile, in myself and a lot of people in my network.
I generally try to avoid writing about the “topic of the day,” but I think there is an underlying pattern worth being aware of here: I think the “quiet Internet” movement may have just crossed the chasm, or is about to.
So what’s really going on here? How should we think about this?