This article is great! It's so hard not to compare our own lives to others when everyone's profile is all jazzed up. From the photos, to the check-ins to the status updates, we're presented with this 'perfect' reality online and that's all we see - how great and successful other peoples' lives are compared to yours. Of course we're going to feel miserable! Not just that, I find the excessive use of social media has pretty much steered us away from face to face communication. We're used to hiding behind a screen and when it comes to talking in real life, people are lacking in those social skills. Half the time we're seen looking at a screen rather than noticing things around us... not a great projection into the future in my opinion. If you have a minute, check out this video that's quite insightful on this topic: