A recent snippet in the Denver Post entitled "Feeling an overload of social networking" highlighted what it called "online sociability fatigue". At the coffee shop I frequent, a regular conversation partner commented on the fear young people have of being left out or becoming irrelevant. I wondered if this fatigue might compel us to anchor our significance in something greater than the mediated interfaces that want to define us. Then all the social networking technology would become something that enhances our day (and us) rather then defines it (or us).
Life’s too short to spend breathing in bad relational air. There are people and organizations that have pollutants in their atmosphere. There are relationships in life that cause a slow leak in your spirit, leaving you flat over time. It’s often goes undetected and it’s not until you’re well into your ride that the problem […]
Whenever my neck or back begin to feel out of “whack”, I go to my favorite masseuses in the mall. They dig in deep and thoroughly into exhausted muscles to bring health and balance to a part of my body that is sore and tired. I do this fairly regularly. Yet when my thoughts begin […]
I’ve often wondered what evolutionary purpose depression serves. It’s been around as long as the human race has walked this earth. Because it has persisted so long and has not been phased out, it must be beneficial to our survival right? But why? As a person living under the diagnosis of bipolar, when I’m in […]