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

How to Practice Self-Compassion Through Anger

We’ve all been there at some point – furiously ranting and ruminating to ourselves about all of the reasons a person or setback is evil, thoughtless, stupid or…

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Mindful Communication and Self-Connection

The practice of mindful communication is inextricably linked to the teachings of connection theory, with the two concepts serving each other in a symbiotic relationship. Mindful communication not…

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Boost Connection Through Lifelong Learning

In a keynote talk to thousands of employees of a leading and innovative customer relations firm, Tony Robbins boldly asserted: “To feel alive, you have to grow.”  He…

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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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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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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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Communicate More Mindfully Through Clear Intention

Mindful communication can create more intimacy in our relationships and deepen our levels of self-connection, but communicating wisely in every situation can be a challenge. One tool that…

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Find The Meaning of Connection Through Oneness

Most people who have experienced oneness say they’d choose to live permanently in this state of mind if it were possible. Oneness is perhaps the most profound and…

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