It is not our technologies that cut us off from each other. And our technologies are not to blame for our hurried lives.
It is us.
We are the ones who quietly decide to hide behind or blame technology instead of more fully engaging each other (with or without the benefit of technology). We, not our smartphones, abdicate our authority to think, feel, and respond to the pressures of work and home life.
We can use technology to bind ourselves or set ourselves free. Who’s up for more of the latter?
In your corner,
PS: If you’d like to reset your relationship with technology and the speed of life, Habit #7: Cultivate Access to You is a good place to start.