“Belonging is the innate human desire to be part of something larger than us. Because this yearning is so primal, we often try to acquire it by fitting in and by seeking approval, which are not only hollow substitutes for belonging, but often barriers to it. Because true belonging only happens when we present our … Continue reading Where Do I Belong?
Life is hard for me today. I feel exhausted and sad and I’m waiting for the wave of darkness, that has been looming right under the surface of the past weekend’s busyness, to swallow me whole. Don’t get me wrong, my weekend was awesome! I spent most of it with lovely people and didn’t even … Continue reading Connection to Self
This one’s about connection. No, I’m not gonna share hacks on how to most efficiently connect your devices to wifi (the importance of which obviously shouldn’t be underestimated in this day and age) but I do want to write about human connection and the side effects of the lack thereof. For some reason, I’ve been … Continue reading On Human Connection
Have you ever seen one of those movies in which, at some point, one of the characters looks into a room full of other happy characters through a window? The character is all alone and unhappy and wishing to be a part of the group he’s looking at from the outside, both craving a connection … Continue reading On the Outside Looking In