Humans are built to seek connection. We’re happy and thriving when we feel connected -- to ourselves, to others, and to the world.
This is also the loneliness of not feeling seen. The isolation of not following the horde, of not always being understood.
I started to feel connected to everything that surrounded me. I could feel not only my own existence but the community of the trees, the moss, the deer, the sun, the air, the ground. I wasn’t trying! The natural phenomenon was clearly introducing itself to me, because for once in a long time, I ...