How does technology prevent intimacy?

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Dr. Kathleen Hall
Preventive Medicine
Cell phones, e-mails, and beepers often serve to isolate and alienate us even more while giving only an illusion of intimacy, as we are not physically in the presence of another person. Our current culture dictates that we move faster, move forward, reach outward for some sort of fantasy of fulfillment in the material world. But true intimacy is a slowing down, a moving inward, a spiral journey toward your authentic self.
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Alter Your Life: Overbooked? Overworked? Overwhelmed?

Themes like “I just don’t have time” and “I’m exhausted” rule our lives today. We are overbooked, overworked and overwhelmed. Just getting done what must be done fills our days. The...

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