Social media can feel like a double-edged sword. It is a wonderful platform for self-expression. Apps like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter allow us to publicly vocalize our thoughts and share tidbits of our day-to-day lives.
At the same time, putting yourself out there can feel like you’re declaring open fire on yourself. Your opinion in a tweet, a moment shared through an Instagram story, down to sharing a funny meme on Facebook, as trivial these acts may seem, is enough grounds for people to give you attention—whether good or bad, whether you want it or not. Pair this whole ordeal with growing pains, and it’s nothing short of overwhelming. Especially for teenagers.
Enter Mitch B, who you may remember from television shows like “Goin’ Bulilit” or “Team Yey!,” but make no mistake. She is not your typical ingenue. After focusing on content creation, the former child actress now ticks off a box from her list of goals: hosting a podcast.
In her podcast Cyber Crush, Mitch bravely shares her individuality by candidly sharing thoughts and experiences with her listeners. After just three episodes, it has garnered a rating of 4.9/5 stars and has reached #4 on Spotify charts.
Her charming anecdotes include talking about her interests in fashion and giving her opinions or advice on topics such as mental health, finding good friendships and maintaining them, and relationships. Mitch also invites guests to talk about their experiences and share it with their listeners.
“I wanted to be more transparent with you guys because I feel like I have been super safe on social media,” Mitch says. “Social media is a very, very scary place, but today I am facing my fears and I am gonna be more up close and personal with you guys,” Mitch shares in the first episode of Cyber Crush.
There is no experience quite like growing up. As the world begins to open up to you like never before, you see how it is beautiful and at the same time daunting. You learn, unlearn, and re-learn truths about yourself; you lose friends and gain new ones; many things are changing and there is the pressure of being unbearably self-conscious.
But, such is life, and we all come out with a better sense of self and stronger from overcoming these experiences.
Cyber Crush is a relatable podcast that will help you discover, understand, and accept parts of yourself so that you, too, will be unafraid to share your individuality.
Listen to the podcast every Tuesday and Friday only on Spotify. Cyber Crush is also powered by Podcast Network Asia and Podmachine.