Our thoughts and motivation often change along the way, the challenge is to keep walking in a good direction
Dogs can be great company, great conversation starters and also make us less lonely and get out more, even if we don't really feel like that day
There are so many ways to talk without using words, something we, here in a digital age, forget more and more - All the countless ways we can connect when together in real life
The feeling that the doors to social media, gaming and watching films are open 24/7... But the door to reality more and more has an "out of order" sign on it
Some interfere when they see others do things they disagree with, others just keep to their own reality and needs, as if wearing dog head protective collars - Keeping reality to themselves
In the trains, on the trails, in the homes and on the jobs, we are alone at our screens... And everybody seems to think it is fine...
We are connecting to each other more than ever, and at the same time less - And it seems to have a lot to do with digital technology. We simple shift from relating less offline, to more online. But does it work for us?
If we can get people off the island of loneliness, and into caring and living networks and relationships, jobs and communities, who knows how many drugs we could do without
Old people were told not to go outside, but instead rely on others to help them... It isolated some, but others it brought out of isolation
Some prefer to make it alone, to be a one man band, enjoying a kind of freedom that seems different from the freedom in groups
Slowly communities are changing all over the world. Will we find new ways to get back together, or is loneliness an ever growing trend?
Meeting for coffee is more and more something we do online, but is it really possible to "meet online"?
People who like to be at the center of social activities, who like to connect and be with lots of others are challenged today, we are all recommended to avoid the things most extroverts prefer
It used to be avoided, but now it is recommended to avoid leaving home without urgent reason, and use technology instead to connect instead... It is like the world has turned 180 degrees upside down
Mobile phones and technology does not always connect us. It seems often they actually do the opposite
In crises music and dance can do things that are still beyond our understanding, to bring us together even though apart
Keeping a social distance and physically isolating ourselves from others is an advice that has been giving again and and again, in spring 2020. under the Covid-19 Pandemic. But did it also narrow our mindsets, all focused, thinking, and fearing the same?