My friend, Roz, said something really beautiful today. From what I can remember, she said –
Questions generate conversation which generate connection. Where are the question marks in our lives?
To converse is to exchange thoughts, and questions are a great way to invite and facilitate that exchange of thoughts. There is obviously a lot more that go into a conversation but there couldn’t be a simpler strategy in building connection – ask a thoughtful question and listen.
I write everyday because it allows me to voice what is at the surface. Once that is out of my head, I can dig in another layer deeper. My daily writing practice has been my greatest exploration of self and humanity. Sign up here to receive these thought nuggets in your inbox on the daily.