This week, we are expressing.
When we gathered for A Fresh Start last Thursday, we shared our one-word intentions for the year ahead — explore, peace, relax, kindness. The theme of our group was inspired. I was reminded once again just how much I enjoy gathering strangers together and connecting with friends … more to come.
One beautiful side-effect of spending real time in the real world with real people is meeting my need for connection. Over the past few years, my social media habits have slowly and steadily and silently encroached on my awake time and giving me a false sense of connection. I am constantly checking something — a quick search, send an update, approve a post, share a link.
Over the weekend, I became aware of how much time social media is stealing from me. I switched off Saturday night and decided not to return until Monday.
The result was a glorious Sunday that seemed to expand beyond a usual day … read more.
Fortunately, our community is populated with individuals who are committed to positive change. When it seems like the negative gets a little too loud, take a quick look at the calendar and select a light refresher.
Where do you express your best self?
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“For me, it is OK as long as I can breathe, as long as my heart is pumping, as long as I can express myself.” Ai Weiwei
Events in our community this week
19 (6-8pm) Women in the Environment | Cancham | details
19 (7-9:30pm) StartUp Social Innovation with Impact | Incu-Lab | details
22 (1-6pm) Heal the Ocean | School of Everyday Life | details
24 (6-8pm) Territorial Sea and Contiguous Zone | Design Trust | details
Jan 25 An Evening of Music
Jan 25 Introduction to Rooftop Gardening
Jan 28 Nature Trail, Beach Cleanup & Lunch
Feb 23-25 LOHAS Expo & Vegetarian Food Asia
Feb 28 Wine Dinner with Yoshiaki Sato
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