In today’s social media-driven society so many details of personal lives are only a click away. Our primary form of communication or interactions with each other are via tweets, Instagram posts, and Facebook status updates. Often trying to keep up and motivated by the number of followers and likes, we begin to put our lives on display as a status symbol.
Showing off our red bottoms, newest designer bag, or our lavish evening out, has become the norm. To outdo our “frenemies,” we have begun to consume conspicuously, caring more about our standard of living concerning our peers than our well-being. At what point we stop trying to keep up and just start living for ourselves?