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The End of Solitude

The impact of technology on our lives is growing and will only grow increasingly more. Within the last few years, our workshop presenters are expounded about the effects of the Internet on clients and all of us. It seems to account increasing anxiety and depression. At least some of the time. Some can have many […]

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Are parents on their devices influencing their young child?

When I see parents with young children on their digital devices I worry about the lack of attention to their kids. And then I wonder if I’m just an old fogey not accepting new realities. Just like my mother who said “who needs colour TV, black-and-white looks just fine to me”. But this article has some research that confirms […]

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The Internet, Your Clients and You

New York Times columnist Ross Douthat argues “online life breeds narcissism, alienation and depression, that it’s an opiate for the lower classes and an insanity-inducing influence on the politically-engaged, and that it takes more than it gives from creativity and deep thought” in this article. I was glad to see this though I’m not in total agreement. What’s […]

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Time to Tune Out!

A few weeks ago I got into a conversation with young man at a coffee shop. He told me he was about to go to a “summer camp for adults “. This got me interested. Summer camp was always important to me and I have many fond memories of being a camper and a camp […]