Knowing something about someone online is just like reading a book about them. But hearing their inflection in their tone, smelling the room you are both in, glancing out the window behind them and seeing the blazing setting sun, these items create a full experience attached to the knowledge you are gaining about them.
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Strength In Solitude Part 4: Getting Rid Of Connection For Communication; And The Benefits Of Solitude
For the fourth installment in this series on solitude (see parts 1, 2 and 3), I dive further into Cal Newport’s chapter on solitude in his book Digital Minimalism, and highlight more of solitude’s benefits. Unfortunately, in this era of constant (not just instant) connection, we are depriving ourselves of an incredibly rich value we …
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Strength In Solitude Part 3: Our Happiness Depends On It
Have you ever recharged your energy by just being by yourself? And more so in these times of retreat, found yourself appreciating those who are in your life as a result of your day trip alone on the hiking trail or solo shopping trip? Continuing the brief series on the strength found in solitude, I …
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