Social Media – Blessing or Curse?

Violet Sun Complementary Therapies

In the last two decades our world has drastically changed. We have platforms to express our views, not only to our local communities, but to the world as a global community. Even the term global community indicates how much our world has changed.

As a holistic healer, I use Facebook as one medium to advertise my business and the workshops that I run. This can be both a blessing and a curse. A blessing in that I can reach a much greater amount of people in my local area and make them aware of what services I offer, a curse because of the nature of Facebook (and other social media platforms). Meaning that anyone can comment, even those who not only do not agree with your healing modality but feel a need to berate you for what you are offering, by posting derogatory messages. One such occurrence this week has…

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Author: Grandtrines

Like so many people, I am a paradox. I am a politically conservative vegetarian. I am from a Christian background, and still tend to like those values, but am a metaphysical astrologer trained in science who has an interest in the magic of ancient Egypt and a weird belief that some piece of our essence can live on a server. I live in Texas, but like chatting with my international Wordpress pals the best. I learn by teaching. Technically, I am a "Leo," but I am very, very Aquarian with a dose of Scorpio. I bitterly complain about Algol (and Algol personaliites), yet it is the one star that defines me most (other than Regulus). (Which, oddly, makes me an Algol personality.) I am a reclusive lover of peace and quiet who has the Ascendant in the Via Combusta (the most conflict ridden part of the zodiac). I am an incredibly private person with a blog with over 800 followers and 50 to 150 regular daily visitors. I could go on, but I think you get the picture.

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