A blog about connecting with meaning, purpose and your most authentic self.

Podcasts: Technology That Helps Cultivate Connection

Podcasts are one of the most accessible and effective technological tools to help us nurture connection in our busy daily lives. These free, easy-to-access audio recordings can help…

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In Praise of Slowing Down

One of the most fascinating and compelling books we’ve read on the importance of slowing down is Carl Honoré’s In Praise of Slow: Challenging the Cult of Speed.…

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How Smartphones Hijack Our Minds And What We Can Do About It

You know the feeling…the tidal pull from the pit of your stomach that urges you to peek at your smartphone every time you hear a notification roll in.…

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Do You Know and Live Your Values?

As a society, we constantly talk about our “values,” as if we as individuals (or we as a country) actually know what those values are. If you had…

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Connect by Cultivating Chosen Family

Family remains one of the primary ways we source connection to others. If you are one of the lucky few, then your biological family may be a place…

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Living in Alignment: Are Urgent Tasks Getting In Your Way?

Modern life is full of urgent demands on our time…besides the usual deadlines for school and work, there are bills to pay, family activities to plan (and do),…

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How to Make a Great Day Even Greater

We’ve been doing a series of blog posts on how to cultivate more meaning in everyday life, because it is the single most powerful way to experience a…

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Can Money Buy Happiness?

Everyone has heard the expression “You can’t buy happiness,” but I suspect that on some level most people don’t actually believe it’s true. If we just had enough…

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2 Tips for Finding Meaning Where There Is None

One of the most important skills in our quest to infuse more meaning and joy into your life is being able to make meaning – especially in activities…

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How to Cope With Sad News and the Tragedies of Our Modern World

How do you react to the distressing news that streams endlessly at you from your TV, the newspapers, and your devices? Human suffering and wrongdoing are facts of…

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