I’ve been thinking a lot about what I wanted to post today, but my mind keeps going back to this powerful video that I saw yesterday. It’s been online for over a week, and, at the time of my writing this, has logged over 20 million views, so there is a high chance that you’ve already seen it. But if not, I’ll hope you’ll take a few moments to watch. It hits on something that I’ve already talked about here – the necessity of unplugging from our virtual world and connecting with the real world – but in a way that is so much more elegant than my own ramblings. And I’m pretty sure that the reason why its struck a chord with so many people is because they see the reality of this modern epidemic in their own lives. So, because it had such a positive effect on my own life (I unplugged my phone for quite awhile afterwards, choosing instead to go out and engage with my friends), I want to share it here in the hopes that it will have the same effect on someone else.
Watch. And then look up.