Wednesday, October 12, 2016

How To Balance Yourself on Social Media

I have been working for a few clients, as I am not committed to any full-time positions. And that's the reason why balancing myself on the social media is very important. I have worked as a fashion blogger for The Equinox Fashion, fashion marketer for the multi-channel footwear retailer and admin for the wine bistro& restaurant. Yet, I am about to land another position soon. My life is so complicated right now because I have been working like crazy. Sometimes, just to grab the phone, log in the Instagram, like a few posts, and I am tired already! Who else feels the same? Therefore, here are a few tips how to manage the online presence I have found effective.


What I am saying is that we have to take a rest, take a break when we feel like it. I can only feel the pressure whenever I push myself to engage on Instagram after work. I finish work at 6 pm, back home, work out, dinner, and work for another client (again) So, obviously my energy is almost 0% I love my blog, and I enjoy The Equinox Fashion Instagram so much, so being a part of the community when I feel so frigging tired is absolutely not a great idea. I can't put 100% into it, hence it is not a genuine engagement. It makes me feel bad about what I do to be honest. Literally speaking, I don't even read the caption, just keep liking the photos for like sake. See, this is not a good example...This is the reason why I tend to stay away from the social media when I don't feel like it. I always catch up later on whenever I do have a time.


According to the first one, this is what I have done recently. I tell my followers that I have been very busy, therefore, I will catch up later! Don't just disappear because some may think that you don't want to stay connected, which obviously you don't want people to unfollow. Just state in the caption what you have been up to and the reason why you have been on/off lately. I mean you don't have to tell them why but just in case.


Shoe- Payless ShoeSource Thailand
Fringe jacket- Missguided
Suglasses- Carin Glasses

I have found that watching TV series is one of the best relaxing moment after work. Sometimes, I just cba doing anything else due to the workload...And I think it is so normal for everyone because we are all a human-being. Just leave your phone somewhere and focus on the telly! Better yet, don't forget a popcorn!

ตอนนี้แก้วรับงานมาเยอะมากจริงๆทั้งงานเขียน แฟชั่นบล็อกเกอร์ แฟชั่นมาร์เก็ตติ้ง และงานแอดมินเพจ 7 วันแก้วแทบจะต้องทำงานตลอด 24 ชั่วโมงซึ่งแน่อยู่แล้วว่าเหนื่อยคะ แค่จะจับมือถือไลค์โพสบนอินสตาแกรมแค่นี้ก็เหนื่อยแล้ว ดังนั้นแก้วมีทิปส์เล็กๆน้อยๆมาแชร์ว่าทำยังไงถึงจะบาลานซ์ตัวเองกับโลกออนไลน์ได้

1. ไม่บังคับตัวเองให้เล่นโซเชียล

เมื่อไรที่แก้วรู้สึกเหนื่อยหรือล้าแก้วจะไม่เล่นโซเชียลมีเดียแน่ๆ เพราะแค่กลับบ้านมาก็ดึกแล้วไหนจะต้องทำงานต่อเวลาที่จะเล่นไอจีนี่ถือว่าน้อยมากๆ พลังงานหมดแน่นอนสมงสมองไม่ทำงานดังนั้นการที่จะไลค์หรือคอมเมนท์คนอื่นบางทีก็ได้แค่ กดรัวๆๆไปเท่านั้น แทบจะไม่ได้อ่านอะไรเลย ซึ่งการทำแบบนี้อะไม่ดีหรอกคะเพราะเราแทบจะไม่ได้ใส่ใจหรือความพยายาม 100% ลงไปเลย ดังนั้นเล่นเมื่อพร้อมจะดีกว่า

2. บอกในแคปชั่นว่ายุ่งมากก

นี่ก็เป็นอีกหนึ่งวิธีที่แก้วทำบ่อยเพราะแก้วจะบอกกับฟอลโล่วเสมอว่าแก้วยุ่งนะแล้วจะตามมาไลค์หรืออ่านโพสทีหลัง คือบอกยังไงก็ได้ไม่ให้เค้าหายไปเพราะบางคนถ้าเห็นว่าเราไม่ค่อยไปไลค์หรือคอมเมนท์ก็จะกดอันฟอลทันที ดังนั้นเชื่อแก้วเถอะบอกไว้ไม่เสียหาย

3. ดูทีวีกันดีกว่า

บางทีแก้วก็คิดว่าทำงานมาเหนื่อยๆพักหน่อยน่าจะดีกว่า ดูทีวีซีรีส์นี่แหละที่แก้วชอบ! 


  1. Great post! I agree, it's tiring trying to always post on Instagram. It's draining especially when you don't know what to post!

    The Cassie Paige
    New Post: My Favorite Purples (And Olaplex!)

  2. Amazing tips! If I'm trying to take a break from social media I always let my followers know too xx

  3. These are great tips !


  4. Pretty, I love the floral!!!

  5. Pretty outfit! You've an amazing blog, would you like to follow each other?:)

  6. These are great guidelines, darling! Thx!


  7. You look so pretty in all looks, such lovely inspiration as always!

  8. How cool! I've never worked for more than one company at a time. It's not easy to juggle & I've to take my hats off you, dear! Looking good as always! xoxo

  9. It speaks in your favour, dear Gail, you take care of you! I see the result: you look absolutely fantastic in the colourful kimono and I see it makes sense!
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena

  10. sometimes it's overwhelming but I always give myself off time. or just put my phone down if it's too much! love the kimono cardigan :)

  11. Que pasada, me encanta como vistes. Eres genial. Un besito y te invito a visitar mis siete maravillas. Un besito.
    Las siete maravillas de Amanda.

  12. It sounds like you work a crazy amount of jobs Gail. I work as a freelance writer and social media marketer, so I am constantly trying to juggle a billion clients. I totally agree that social media can become monotonous after a long work day and I should really take your advice and give myself a break! I'm loving your look today hun- the floral kimono looks great on you

    Rachel xx

  13. I love your looks and this one is so cute! The umbrella is just adorable and your kimono is super chic!


    Blame it on Barneys

  14. I couldn't agree more, beauty. When I initially started using Instagram, I was doing everything wrong, I wasn't being social nor communicating with my followers and those I followed, which defeats the whole purpose of the SOCIAL app, haha. Communicating with your followers is so important and letting them know if you're going to take a little break or change your posting scheduled is indeed extremely important for the reasons you've stated. As for your outfit, I adore that kimono it's so beautiful and looks great with the black shirt and jean shorts. Now, your'e making me want a clear umbrella, it's so much more chic :) Thanks for sharing, beauty, and I hope you have a wonderful and relaxing weekend!



  15. Great post, Gail!
    I also love TV series, but it is very difficult to stop watching...


  16. Oh gosh tell me about it! Being a 1 woman team is no easy task and getting a rest is hard, hope I find the balance! Thanks for sharing such a useful post lovely x

    Love from London,

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  18. So beautiful look