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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Are You Feeling Disconnected from Life?

Do you feel like you’re going through life on autopilot? Are you stuck in a routine that makes you feel like you’re on a treadmill to nowhere? You…

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Self-Connection as the Path to Well-Being

Connection Theory is the idea that by focusing on cultivating connection (rather than happiness, mindfulness, resilience or any other single concept), we naturally build lives rich with meaning…

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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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Using the Past to Reconnect in the Present

With the constant competition for our attention in the present, it’s often difficult to find time to reflect on the past. Even people who journal regularly about daily…

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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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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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Simplifying Connection Through The Gentle Art of Death Cleaning

Much of Connection Theory is about simplifying and streamlining your existence, so that we can more easily glide into a connected life rich with meaning. Many books have…

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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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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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