The following are comments made on the effect of social media on people. On person 2's remark, what does standing in yourself mean that I bolded?
Normally I roll my eyes at people who are anti-social media. I’ve made numerous close friends and professional connections through Twitter. I’ve reconnected with old friends on Facebook. Those are good things. But as I kept reading “The Circle” and thinking about Louis C.K.’s comments, I found myself more and more uncomfortable with just how dependent I was...
"Normally I roll my eyes at people who are anti-social media".
I'm one of those people.
It all depends on where you're standing in yourself, I suppose. I've meditated at least one hour a day for 25 years. People often comment: "I could never find the time for that." But of course many people spend at least that much time gorging themselves on social media every day.
I tried facebook for one year--family, friends, old high school buddies--all that. In the end I quit... not so much because it was a huge waste of time (which it is) but because it was a huge waste of ME. YOU are more valuable than all that rot. I assure you that once you spend some consistent quality time with yourself you'll come to the same conclusion. You're far more valuable than the Borg!
"Distracting ourselves to death" is not just a clever turn of phrase.