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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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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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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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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What Does Self-Connection Feel Like?

Connection — in the sense that we use the word — is an intuitive idea that’s surprisingly tricky to define. It’s not the same as happiness, it’s something.…

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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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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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