Every morning, I wake up, rollover, and grab my phone. I first check to see if I have any text messages, check my work email, then my personal email, check the weather, and then open social media. Because I don’t have cable television at home, I don’t have access to local or national news channels.

I rely heavily on social media and news apps to provide me with current news reports. It seems these days that the desire to open my social media apps is lessening. Every day the screen is filled with anger, outrage, and vitriol. I started keeping a list of specific topics for a few days, just to see if there was a trend.

Continue reading…