human connection

"I wish they didn't always look so angry, so on November 8th I will smile more." I hope you get the gist :) "I wish they
He sat quietly and appeared to be enjoying his rest, as I buried my face in my laptop, sending a not-so-subtle signal that
Andrew Sobel, author of Power Relationships, believes that if you want to connect with someone you should find a way to help
To prepare for the staged reading, on Friday, April 29th, I held a workshop with the students, where we discussed having music in the play. One of the students, Myriam (coincidentally, my mother's middle name), offered to look for songs relating to the stories in the script.
Let us be brave. Let us stay open to pain and hold space for what, ultimately, is not about pain as much as it is about love, connection, and life.
Trust me, I know it sounds counterintuitive -- but hear me out.
So before you fall into the habit of negating someone -- I invite you to think twice. Is it actually who they are that you are unhappy with? Or is it their behavior that is not suiting you right now?
Emotional intimacy is likely the most important ingredient in long-term fulfillment. In fact, after using data from the longest
Also parents who show me kindness from their own actions towards others. A boss who admires who I am, a brother who encourages
I think the real potential -- the ability to inspire and enlighten -- comes not with the number of followers one has or the size of the audience they reach, but with the meaningful exchanges that can only happen when there is a well-trodden path from one heart to another.
One of the most powerful ways to build connection online is with a content strategy that is relatable, and builds trust and community.
We are living in times where we are more accessible than ever before. So in an age where we have access to our friends, families, strangers, celebrities and so on at the touch of a button on a device that fits into the palm of our hand, how are there lonely people?
Take a moment to look around the next time you're in a meeting, at a social event, waiting in line or walking down the street. You'll likely find yourself surrounded by people staring at a smartphone or other digital device. Chances are you'll join them. What's going on here?
I hoped the end of college wouldn't signal the end of college friendships but I knew that life would move on. But I'm happy to say that although our lives are different and our daily interactions have changed, I still call them my best friends, and we still walk through life together.
The thing that is scary for our species is that as we become more and more tethered to each other via technology (that's good), we rely less on our social graces and curiosity to interact with each other at deeper levels (that's bad).