10 Ramadan 2016: “How are you?”, Connecting while home

Sometimes, reaching out and taking someone’s hand is the beginning of a journey. At other times, it is allowing another to take yours.― Vera Nazarian

RLYes, “how are you” is not only powerful while away, but also while at home.

In an ever increasing, virtually connected world, we are missing the warmth, connectivity and empathy that comes with physical, face to face, contact.

Again, similar to when we travel, nothing connects the human race like connecting with the human purpose, human heart and human mind. This connection comes about from three simple words, “how are you?”.

While at home, these three words connect us with others and opens the door to discussions, sharing of information and more importantly, pressure release because for a moment, we are not alone.

The irony is not only does this benefit the recipient, but it benefits us when we say it.

So next time I am in an elevator, paying for a service or riding the taxi …

 

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