When we lack compassion, we become significantly stifled in our ability to connect with ourselves, with others, and with our lives.
Laura van Dernoot Lipsky

The Age of Overwhelm: Strategies for the Long Haul

The Age of Overwhelm: Strategies for the Long Haul

Apr 2, 2019-- "Report after report documents how--despite more technologies aimed at connecting people, ideas, and information--people of all ages continue to experience greater and greater social and personal disconnection. Why? Well, our body, mind, and spirit can only keep up with so much. When overloaded, we may disconnect because it all is too much or feels like it is too much. Disconnecting from our self and our immediate surroundings may have been a conscious or unconscious strategy from back in the day that helped us to get through. But if we don't tend to those circumstances, past and present, and if we don't constantly hone our ability to remain connected to ourselves, even amid what may feel untenable, we may unconsciously or consciously disconnect. And disconnection from ourselves can creep in gradually, stealthily, because of what we choose to expose ourselves to or happen to be exposed to." Founder of the Trauma Stewardship Institute Laura van Dernoot shares more. (4341 reads)

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