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Face-to-Face and Heart-to-Heart


When we get too caught up in the busyness of the world, we lose connection with one another – and ourselves. – Jack Kornfield


The tactics for achieving re-connection are obvious: email less and talk face-to-face more; turn off the television during dinner and ask one question beyond, “How was your day?” And crave the human touch more than the satisfaction of receiving a text message.

The way we embrace, support and hold onto to one another in times of joy and sorrow makes us distinctly human. I don’t want us to lose that; I don’t want to lose that.

The path to re-connection extends well beyond email control and television rationing; the path begins and ends in our souls when we find the tenderness to reach out and connect.

Reaching out and reconnecting is an action that doesn’t need modern technology to measure, track or make more efficient – it just needs the natural processors in our hearts to respond when they are stimulated by the pulse of another heart. When they do, a conscious connection is made.

Consider these heartfelt ways to make a conscious connection with the people who matter most to you:

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Alex Blackwell | Founder and Primary Writer On the brink of divorce several years ago, I needed to make a few changes within myself before my life could change. Knowing creating positive change was necessary, I started down the path of learning how to appreciate exactly what I have. The articles you’ll read here are […]more →