We are more and more connected online, but have few and fewer close connections. Loneliness has nothing to do with the number of connections, but more so, the quality of those connections--starting with the most important one--the connection you have with yourself.
According to the Dalai Lama when one is thinking of others with kindness and compassion one is near lonely. "Openheartedness--warmheartedness--is the antidote to loneliness." (Douglas Abrams in The Book of Joy.)
Learn. Connect. Grow.
Theresa Destrebecq, the founder of the EBC, is the primary contributor, with some sprinklings of guests posts from EBC members.
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