Internet Safety | A Heart to Thrive

Internet freedom boosts knowledge, broadens communication, ignites collaboration, and so much more. But it also opens lines for hidden rebellion. And each of us face an active battlefield here, whether we like it or not.

This battlefield, the “digital world,” is a place where technology users from multiple generations spend time together every day.

People of all ages are engaging in a spectrum of activities online, and the ability to monitor their actions is limited. Kids and adults are exposed to an array of content, and we know it’s not all good. There’s a ton of things that can go wrong, and they do. I don’t mean to be pessimistic, but as a mother of 3, this is my greatest concern today.

What happens when exposure precedes physiological maturity? Without barred windows, or chain locks, dangerous activity isn’t forewarned. Digital communities look very alike, and sometimes we can’t see what lurks around a corner. Our devices, seemingly safe and intact, offer measureless possibilities that leave us hugely vulnerable.

Digital awareness matters for everyone. Children and adults share equal freedoms online. And when electronic independence is given at a young age, awareness is necessary very early on. The power to choose a safe digital path has become an essential skill to train. Even with pursuits for safeguarding, a heart yearning to thrive is the only anchor.

Screens are everywhere, and limitations vary from place to place. This is why true boundaries must focus on free will. Individual choices are what ultimately determine each person’s electronic route. So, emotionally, psychologically, and even physically, every technology user needs a decisive plan for survival.

We have power to to thrive, and it begins with our choices. is the start of my course. I want to thrive, don’t you?