10 Surprising Things Happened When Aaron QUIT Social Media for 90-Days!
Recently, a lot of attention and discussion has taken place regarding quitting social media. Even Casey Neistat has jumped on the bandwagon. Well, Aaron did this 2-years ago when the election was in full swing. He couldn’t handle it! In this video men’s style, grooming, fitness and lifestyle expert, Aaron Marino of IAmAlphaM, AaronMarino, Pete & Pedro , and Ollie says the stopped the news back in 2007 — he chose to be ‘blissfully ignorant’, and he says it’s been a great decision. Then recently, when he took a class over at Skillshare by Gary Vaynerchuk (Context Is Key: Social Media in a Noisy Online World), Aaron started thinking more deeply about how social media directly impacts his life. The class opened his eyes.
As a result, he ended up quitting social media by not consuming news and being off of Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter on his phone for 90-days. He installed the Skillshare app instead — he watched classes instead of surfing social media mindlessly. Skillshare a learning platform and community with classes in business, design, writing, and other creative avenues. Aaron loves the entrepreneurship and business classes. Skillshare is the best in the business — sign up for 2-months of premium FREE. Skillshare is regularly $10 per month with unlimited learning and access of over 27,000 classes (they constantly add and upgrade).
What Aaron’s Learned by Quitting Social Media
- He’s so much happier and less stressed-out
- He’s totally out-of-touch with reality
- He’s become more compassionate
- He’s a better listener
- His to-do list has gotten knocked out
- He’s learned so much more
- He got more creative
- He’s been sleeping better
- He’s able to concentrate better & focus
- He has a better relationship with is wife
Aaron thinks it’s unrealistic to think that he won’t spent ANY time on social media, specially due to business — but you can LIMIT the time and make it more specific. He’s healthier and happier as a result to not being focused on social media. Instead he’s focused on himself. Limit your exposure to social media as there’s a lot of toxicity out there.