For the next issue of Cold Cuts I was asked to create a short story to incorporate in the magazine.
Polly Focket doesn't even like likes
A story exploring the triggering effects of social media on mental health issues, in this case body dysmorphia.
This piece touches the subject regarding the triggering effect on mental health, in this case body dysmorphia. If our phones were not yet an extension of our being they sure are now because of the pandemic. The way you show yourself or are shown online, being confronted with your own reflection and the normalized use of filters are just some of the factors creating a distorted sense of self.