Say “Good Morning”

A recent Associated Press article reported on the need to change the “smartphone habit.”  It appears that smartphone addiction is by design.  The constant stream of notifications, color scheme in apps, and all of the “likes” followers and in-game trophies are intentionally designed to distract you from the “real” world to focus on your “virtual”…

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Do You Have Experience?

 Imagine that you walk into a flower nursery.  You are looking for some plants that can be placed in a particular spot in your yard that will produce beautiful flowers all summer long.  As you describe the location where you are hoping to plant these, you are impressed with the worker’s knowledge of how much…

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What is Going on in There?

 Regardless of what Brandon’s parents told him, he continued to stay up until all hours of the night playing video games, watching You Tube videos, and communicating with friends.  His mom soon realized that her son was experiencing an online addiction. The American Psychiatric Association studies have compared the neurological effects of online addictions to…

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Do You Want to Live?

Now that may seem like a strange question with an obvious answer of “Yes!”  But I’m not sure that it really is.  Or perhaps we need to define what “live” means.  If it means, do we want our heart to keep beating and our lungs to continue to inhale and exhale, then the answer may…

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Why?

“What is your why?  Why did you get out of bed this morning?  Why did you eat what you ate?  Why did you wear what you wore?  Why did you come here?  The big why?  We are certainly not here to just sell . . .  We’re here to connect.  Life is about people.  Advertising…

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