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
Meeting for coffee is more and more something we do online, but is it really possible to "meet online"?
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
Did we go from being together to instead sitting on a digital seesaw, sending each other messages, pushing each other up with likes, emoticons and comments, from a distance
Preparation can get us far, but sooner or later we get to a place where it is more a question if we dare take the next step
Our well-being is connected to how well we relate to the places we are... and one of the best ways of relating, to grow roots, could be by walking
Eating is something we all do, and this dimension can be upgraded to help us thrive in unique ways by combining eating with relating
Reaching out can often feel more difficult in our minds than in reality, and often we look back and wonder why it felt so challenging afterwards
Place making is the old art of creating places out of locations, something that can make people feel at home and that modern locations often lack