If you’re reading this post, you’re probably here for one of two reasons. One, you want to know my story and what happened to my Instagram account. Or two, you have lost your Instagram account as well and want some help. No matter what brought you here, I hope this post provides the help and reassurance you need. In this post I go into detail on what happened when my Instagram account was deactivated (twice!) and everything I’ve learned from it.
*This post has been co-written along with Alex from The Berger Bungalow
As a woman, society teaches us that we are supposed to have confidence from day one. Our hair is supposed to be long and luscious, our faces are supposed to be blemish-free and glowing, and high heels are to be worn when dressing up. While we see this every day on TV and in movies, it’s not natural. In fact, most of us struggle every day with self-confidence. It’s easy and seemingly normal to feel like we are not the best person for the job, not the most beautiful, or not the best partner, friend, or daughter. It’s become normal to compare ourselves and feel inadequate or not enough. Feelings of inadequacy and self-doubt can eventually lead to a state of depression if we keep believing these negative ideas about ourselves.