The UK just appointed a Minister of "Loneliness" and maybe it's time for Canada to do the same.
"It's getting the conversation going...It's something a lot of people don't think about who aren't isolated and lonely. ... They don't think about the person who is not reaching out to them." #GeneratorProject http://ht.ly/8eM530hSOty
Today we want you to make a difference in some else's world by sharing the Generator Project, Share it with someone you think may need it, maybe someone who get's it and wants to spread the love, or maybe someone who needs a little boost to see the value that face to face social connection can bring to their life.
If everyone who reads this shares our message right now we can likely make hundreds of people's lives better today and moving forward. There is no better gift to give. Share our Facebook page, share our website, share a post that connected with you. Just remember, sharing truly is caring.
"Were you thinking about screen time and addiction or any of those conversations behind closed doors at Apple? Absolutely not...we never thought that this was going to be what it is today." A great interview with one of the designers of the Iphone who has solutions on how we can better manage our digital connection and consumption. #LaurieSegall#CNN#GeneratorProject#Facetoface#Connection#Health http://ht.ly/Q1wO30hRQ5V
Making time for friends and family may be the best way to achieve success. So send out that invite and build those bonds and relationships that will make you successful in multiple ways. Check out #HBR for a little more insight! #Stayconnected#GeneratorProject#Family#Friends http://ht.ly/8v8230hOwp0
We all love our favorite TV show, but binge watching can take you away from the face to face connections that will make you happier and healthier. We hope this notification doesn't look familiar! #Facetoface#GeneratorProject#Health#Happiness
The Generator Project hopes that you found a way to get connected on Blue Monday, but don't forget that everyday is better with some human connection.Check out this article which describes what real connection is. Remember, it's quality over quantity. Make the effort. It will be well worth it! http://ht.ly/bTtT30hNsDR
Here is an article about some recent commitments to change a popular social media platform. Positive steps to a sustainable society, but still in our own control to choose how much time we spend digitally connected on all platforms. http://ht.ly/U5LK30hL84O
Social connection is good for your mental health, but also for your physical health. Staying socially connected can fend off your chance of getting diabetes. Read this article for the facts and stats, then get connected. http://ht.ly/CB0t30hH2st
This Tunes Thursday. Today's tune is Bill Withers- Lean on me. The inspiration for "Lean on Me", came after Withers had moved to Los Angeles and found himself missing the strong community ethic of his hometown.
Watch here: http://ht.ly/h1ue30hD1ZO
Meet Dr. Oliffe. He is passionate about people and their health. Hear what he has to say about the benefits of face to face social connection and the Generator Project!
Watch more: http://ht.ly/n5gL30hD1II
Did you miss this? When those who developed and built the tools are echoing what the research is saying, it might be time to stop putting off taking action. Together we can make the world a happier and healthier place one face to face conversation at a time. #GeneratorProject . http://ht.ly/udaJ30hF2y1