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Essena O’Neill, the Instagram Model Who Quit Social Media

Essena O’Neill is 19-year-old woman from Australia who decided to quit social media. She was a part of a new phenomenon of  “Instagram models,” typically girls ranging from the age of 15 into their 20s, who decide to take a stand against the obsessive perfectionism fueled by social media. She was often paid for wearing a dress, tagging the designer and posting it on Instagram for her 500,000 followers to see. But then, in early November, she decided to leave the social media world. Many people are asking, “but why would she do that? Why would she walk away from that perfect life?”

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Introverts and Extroverts: The preferred personality

Personality is a complex, nuanced subject, but some psychologists believe that you can derive all personality from 5 qualities. One of these is your place on the introversion-extroversion scale. Introverts are people who enjoy solitude more than others. They are people who need time to recharge after being with many people at once, and prefer to have serious conversations with a few close friends. Extroverts are highly social people who enjoy big parties and surround themselves with a big group of friends. They are the ones at the center of the party, while the introverts are the ones on the edges of the circle of people. Continue reading Introverts and Extroverts: The preferred personality