This past week I thought a ton about connection. I’ve been hearing stories of how students are having hard times reconnecting at school this year.
I feel for them. The “New Normal” of the Covid19 Pandemic is not normal at all.
But it’s not just students who struggle.
We are all feeling disconnected in too many ways.
So how do we improve on that? We figure out where we feel the most joy. And we Follow that Bliss.
For me, I feel most connected when I’m with family and friends in the outdoors. I also go out alone, for solace and to find more meaning within the cycles I just can’t find indoors.
That’s why I published another Davo Show episode called Needing Connection Proves We are Disconnected.
While I was recording this five minute clip, there was a happy accident. I got surprised and distracted by a goldfinch eating berries in a nearby hawthorn bush.
The excitement in my voice proved my point better than any words I could have come up. You can hear the connection and joy in my voice shift after my close connection to the bird in the nearby bush.
Where Do You Connect Best?
- Is it in the outdoors, like me?
- Or when making something? While being creative? (Also me.)
- Is it with or without people, or both?
- Do you make time to just sit and find your quiet center?
- Do you practice gratitude and write down the best moments of your days?
It may take some work to answer these questions, but the dividends are huge. You will find your bliss and find more joy in life.
I hope you have a great week ahead!
PS, I’m thoroughly enjoying the new bio from Nirvana drummer and Foo Fighters front-man, Dave Grohl!
This weekend, I plan on watching the drummer documentary Count Me In an “inspiring rhythmic journey about the power of human connection”. More connection is good!
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