I’m reviewing 18 months of journalling, reading and writing as part of processing my research and learning for my final MSc dissertation paper.
I found this and want to share it. There is an invitation here to connect today.
At some point? Sit with a cup of good coffee, or tea, or sip some water and Talk. To someone. Fully. Look ’em in the eye. Smile a bit. Ask questions. Be with them. Let them be with you. Just for a wee while. See where it takes you … and enjoy.
” I notice a stark contrast between my experience of rapid, broadcasting, short, sharp Social Media interactions and the real-time, deeper connections that real-life working relationships and conversations require. I notice get something from both – the quick pace, virtual snapshots give me small hits of connection and a snippet of community… and then there is the joy of properly seeing, hearing and connecting to someone fully – mentally, emotionally, physically.
I notice a deeper satisfaction in my person-to-person contact – there is something far more soulfully nourishing, for me, in good, connected slow-time conversation.
I’m not going to hear a dirty laugh or be swept up in the colour of someones eyes through Twitter.
Sometimes? It’s just got to be human contact for me. ” – November 2012