It’s easy to close ourselves off these days—in fact, it’s encouraged. But at what cost? It feels like there’s more distance and less connection and communication as we separate ourselves out of self-preservation. It’s harder to converse with others when we’re out, especially among the sea of masked faces, difficult to hear or speak even when we do make an effort.
How can we get to the heart of what’s important and find new ways of connecting based on our common experiences? This is a time when the whole world and most of its citizens are facing the same fears, concerns, loneliness from isolation, worry about the future . . . These feelings are universal and offer an incredible opportunity to relate with more patience, compassion and kindness.
In the past, we may not have had as much time to reach out, but now it’s one thing many of us have more of— TIME—to connect, perhaps not with our hands but with our hearts. How can we kindly engage with and experience the human being behind the mask, the voice on the other line, the people who provide us services?
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What's Your Anchor?
My nephew JoJo’s boat race across the Atlantic Ocean became a metaphor for what had been thrust upon all of us in 2020 with the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic.
WHEN YOU DON'T HIT THE JACKPOT
We all have different lessons at different times, and prosperity might not be up for you right now.
Are you longing for that experience of innocence and awe that may now seem hidden behind masks and walls?
UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL
Hypnosis is a way to empower yourself to have the life that you truly want.
The Ripple Effect
We may not always reach the multitudes, but we each can follow our inner calling and do our best.
Get ready to walk into the life of your own making.
No Turning Back
How I took my power back and transformed my life in the midst of chaos and addiction.
Focus on Eye Health
Treating macular degeneration and vision problems with Eastern medicine and acupuncture.
Who Will You Be?
Identity is a version of reality we experience according to the vision we are using.
Inside Your Bubble
Your Bubble is an organic energetic imprint of how YOU are seen, and how you project—inwardly and outwardly—to the world.
GERMAN WATCHDOG BANS FACEBOOK FROM PROCESSING WHATSAPP DATA
AGS URGE FACEBOOK TO DROP ‘INSTAGRAM FOR KIDS' PROPOSAL
A bipartisan group of 44 attorneys general has written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg urging him to drop company plans for a version of Instagram for children under the age of 13, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced Monday.
Is the Future Of the Internet In This Van?
Tarana takes a $300 million shot at providing wireless internet that can rival fiber-based networks
Why Don't More Women Run Money?
The gender imbalance in portfolio management persists even as some women take top fund jobs
Facebook Won't Apologize for Instagram Youth
It’s making a kid-focused version of its photo-sharing app, regardless of what critics say
The Virtues of Volunteering
My column on fulfilling ways to spend retirement (“Living in Retirement,” April) continues to generate inspirational responses from readers, many of whom have sung the praises of volunteering. You also volunteered the names of additional service groups that you have found rewarding. I’ll cite a number of them for those of you in search of a cause that strikes a chord.
Blue Hill Public Library
The Schmidt Ocean institute’s scientific vessel, Falkor, the world’s first year-round philanthropic research vessel, is the subject of the upcoming Slaven lecture at the Blue Hill public library. The institute’s website, schmidtocean.org, streams real-time video whenever it has equipment deployed to the ocean floor.
APPLE'S iPHONE PRIVACY CLAMPDOWN ARRIVES AFTER 7-MONTH DELAY
Apple is following through on its pledge to crack down on Facebook and other snoopy apps that secretly shadow people on their iPhones in order to target more advertising at users.
FACEBOOK REPORTS SOARING QUARTERLY AD REVENUE, STOCK JUMPS
Facebook’s stock jumped Wednesday into record territory after the social media giant reported stronger-than-expected results for the first quarter thanks to soaring ad revenue.
FEED YOUR MIND. FEAST YOUR EYES.