Tag: connection

An epidemic of loneliness

I read a new article from The Week titled An Epidemic of Loneliness and it really hit home. According to the article, 47% of people are lonely. They define loneliness as: …the emotional state created when people have fewer social contacts and meaningful relationships than they would like — relationships that make them feel known and

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This Too Shall Pass

I am often asking my boys: “Where is the love?!”.  By ignoring me and making me work for each and every ounce of affection offered, they have turned me into the needy girlfriend who looks for constant affirmations that her boyfriend still likes her, that she’s cool enough, that she’s fun enough…. I think I’m going

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How to Have a Healthy Love Affair with Facebook

Social media.  We can’t escape it.  People with their nose in their phone, oblivious to the world around them are everywhere.  Whether we like it or not, it’s a part of our lives.  To what extent is up to you.  Recently I’ve been reading a lot about the negative aspects of social media – cutting into

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