Or how I started moving away from social media platforms and began noticing trees

Credit: Marla Rose

have been reading How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy by Jenny Odell lately, which is not really about what the title implies but opting out of the algorithms that orient us toward standardization and place us in like-minded bubbles, echo chambers of surround sound. It is, in…

Don’t get your hopes up. That’s all I’m saying.

1. I didn’t reevaluate my life and how I use my time.

Instead, I sat in my office like a confused lump staring into the abyss of a planet that is sputtering and spitting out people like a possessed copier that needs an exorcism.

2. I didn’t still check Facebook every ten minutes.

I did this on average every five or six minutes. Sometimes I wasn’t checking the working status, I…

Marla Rose

Marla Rose is a Chicago-area writer and co-founder of VeganStreet.com and VeganStreetMedia.com.

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