With all the
filters in our lives it can be hard to tell what's
real and what isn't. From
Instagram to Facebook to Snapchat to Tinder
we hide our real selves
behind layers of filters or layers of
makeup, afraid to
show our selves to the world,
afraid that if anyone sees it they won't
like you anymore.
We're so afraid that if anyone sees us at a
or if they see one blemish or imperfection, or
if they see us in an unflattering light,
they may not like us anymore.
If anyone sees the real us, we won't be
perfect anymore. Without the filters, we're
afraid to let anyone in.
But when we step away from the camera, forget
taking the perfect pictures at the perfect
angle in the perfect lighting
we can really let our selves,
our real selves,
come out from underneath the layers of
filters and step into the