Instagram vs. Reality Exposes The Truth About Those Unrealistically Perfect Pics

We all know that most people share an idealized version of themselves on social media, cherry-picking only the best images, thoughts and experiences to share with the world. But some Instagram ‘influencers’ have taken this concept to the extreme. They bombard their followers with images that are so far from reality that they can sow seeds of doubt in some people’s minds, leading them to strive for unrealistic beauty standards at great cost to their self-esteem and mental health. Those ‘perfect’ celebrity pics you see on Instagram are far from the casual snaps they appear to be Image credits: Image credits: Ethan Klein, who exposes the reality behind some of the more famous influencers. “I can’t get over the difference! Don’t …

Girl Shows Instagram Vs. Reality In 20 Pics

The perfect lighting, the ideal framing and composition, the right angle and posture, vibrant colors and of course some filters – that’s about it for the secret formula for pitch-perfect Instagram photos. These incredible dream-like photos fill our timelines and transport us to a magical world where people have perfect bodies, eat only healthy vegan food, have an effortless appearance, travel every day and discover new things, and buy expensive branded clothes almost every week. This Instagram world is so perfect that it makes us miserable and jealous of others who live these perfect Instagram lives. #1 “Sorry to disappoint you but in reality winter in Switzerland looks way more like the right picture… The snow stays just for one …

This underground New York City farm grows rare edible plants for high-end restaurants What’s in the Basement?

Image: Getty Images Where is everyone on Instagram getting these gorgeous plants? Even if you denounce influencer culture, you have to admit that the social validation of a good selfie is intoxicating. Whether you posed in front of the bright pink wall in West Hollywood or embraced your heavenly side with angel wing murals scattered across the United States, the backdrop makes the photo. But if you want to add some depth to your posts (and quality to your life) look into houseplants. Not only do houseplants add color to your photos, but they’ll also improve your life outside of your online presence. SEE ALSO: Helpful mom takes her plant sitting duties VERY seriously A study from NASA concluded that …

10 weird food combinations people swear by

Image: Getty Images / iStockphoto / Chalabala There’s a new viral challenge spreading across social media, and it’s making the world a cleaner place. The “Trashtag Challenge” is inspiring people on Twitter, Instagram, and Reddit to take a walk outside and clean up any litter they stumble upon. To participate in the challenge, simply seek out a litter-filled area or overflowing trashcan, clean it up, and share before and after photos online using the hashtag #trashtag. It’s incredibly wholesome. SEE ALSO: One overlooked way we can significantly improve our mental health: more nature The hashtag has been around for years, and in 2015 UCO, a company that makes gear for camping, hiking, and other outdoor activities, even started the #TrashTag …