The 3 times you should always be honest
“This photo of you is not good!” said an editor of mine over drinks. She was adding me on social media and was surprised by my profile pic. “This doesn’t even look like you! You look too old in it. You’re prettier and younger-looking in real life.”
Wow! That was honest, I thought. I also secretly agreed with her. That night, I changed the profile picture on all of my social media platforms.
In an age where people filter everything — from a picture of a fish taco to a thinly veiled insult in a work email — it’s refreshing when somebody is wholeheartedly honest and real, isn’t it?
Here are three times it’s OK to be 100 percent filter free in your life and relationships: