A few years ago, I was fortunate to meet the fabulous Brené Brown, PhD, MSW at a convention. She told me, “Connection is the reason we are here. “She went on to demonstrate in personal stories that nothing lasts forever, but this is the reason we must cherish each moment we have together.
I think we can all agree that one of the best cures for feelings of anxiety is getting out of the house, meeting people, and doing things for yourself and for others. Simple conversations with strangers are reminders that we are all going through life together – this commonality bonds us to each other and often brings comfort and joy.