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

The Simplest Path to Uncluttering Our Lives

Many organizational experts offer advice and best practices for eliminating clutter. But at the heart of every uncluttering method lies the same simple truth: the things you keep…

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Cut through the Clutter with Connection

Do you struggle with clutter, or do you have a loved one who does? The odds are pretty good you do – recent community surveys suggest as many…

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Connected Listening: Can You Hear Me Now?

In these politically polarizing times, many people around the world are feeling even more disconnected from each other. Even worse, many of us have totally stopped trying to…

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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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