After you’ve determined who you’d like to follow, you next need to decide if the provided information is relevant to your particular situations. It seems obvious, but theory and practice often don’t align very well.
Mental health advice / wisdom is worthless if it does not apply to your situation. If there is no way you can see how the information is relevant to you, it’s not worth consuming. This same reasoning applies to every other kind of information you take in. If the information is abstract and esoteric, it’s best to leave it be. You have better things to do with your time than to spend it consuming irrelevant information.
But how do you know if information is relevant or not?
If you’re stuck with this step, remember this simple rule: You know your life best. You know the types of situations that most frequently pop up, and that means you know what kind of information you need to make your life better.
Don’t let savvy marketers and political spin artists hijack your brain for their own purposes. Cultivate your intuition, and follow it where it leads you. Trust yourself.