Disturbing right? Brings a little pang of fear? Of revolt?
Well in news, that's the stuff that sells.
It's important to know what's going on, but can we do that without unnecessary negativity?
The truth is, the universally adopted fear-based approach to news can shape your reality, and still not give you a holistic understanding of events.
Let the limited amount of time you have for news every day be devoted to gaining a wholesome perspective.
What are the deeper trends in politics and business?
As nationalism and xenophobia grow, which movements have sprung up that focus on trust and collaboration?
Follow the fascinating stories that weren't in today's headlines.
When something happens out there, what do you do with that?
After reading the news, do you feel more or less numb to human suffering?
Are the news a catalyst for insight and compassion within you?
Or does it overwhelm your humanness, like it did with this guy?
Let's learn to feel again.
Our agents of transformation take in suffering, process it without going numb, and then bring the world some relief.
It's a profound art, and this community will make you an expert at it.
Take the leap; make every minute you spend connecting with the larger world truly meaningful.
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Everything lives off of attention. Let it live.
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