Just how I love to enjoy my Sundays; dancing around the house like I’ve got no worries!
If music be the food of love, play on.
When my dear Facebook friend all the way from America sent me a link in my inbox with the message “London, we have a problem.”, I opened the link with a bit of trepidation and was confronted with a shady headline “Study Finds That People Who Post Gym Selfies Have A Psychological Problem “
The article went on to postulate about some dubious research it never linked to. The article reads
Some people have to let the whole world know that they have been to the gym by means of Facebook posts normally accompanied by a selfie. It turns this could by due to an underlying psychological problem which causes them to become obsessed with taking selfies.
In a study conducted at Brunel University is was discovered that people who constantly brag about fitness tend to show narcissistic traits – This is a term for the psychological disorder where people gain pleasure from self admiration. This behavior usually results annoying vein posts such as “sun’s out, guns out” all over your timeline, the intention is to boost their own ego with comments and likes.
I call bullshit on this. [Read more…]