Day 28

Today I learned that making new real-world friends increases your well-being considerably, whereas making cyber-friends (e.g. contacts in online social networks) does not impact well-being at all. Indeed, as many of us intuit, recent research has shown that face-to-face interactions transcend technological connections. (Bonus! Want to watch a brief, heart-warming video or two about face-to-face connection? Try this and this.)

Today I meditated for 15 minutes.

Today I acted kindly by hand-writing and mailing a letter addressed to any Canadian Forces member. I think it is important to recognize and appreciate the courage of such individuals, regardless of opinions of overseas operations. (The photos below can be enlarged by clicking on them.)

Letter pg. 1 Letter pg. 2 Letter pg. 3



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