Chef Michael by Sharon Schweitzer Recently I spent 3 weeks in France, where we spent 7 nights on an Abercrombie & Kent canal barge cruise. Our travels started in Paris and continued to Champagne. We then boarded a cruise to Beaune with dear ones celebrating a friend’s milestone birthday. One morning, [...]
Forced Perspective by Pexels A recent study by the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology found that smartphone use undermines the benefits and enjoyment of real world, face-to-face interactions. In an age of all things digital, how do we balance the utility of technology with real life engagement? We dove into the research [...]
July is National Cell Phone Courtesy Month, and it’s the perfect time to reflect on your mobile phone habits, so spend a little less time on the phone and a little more time in the present moment.
Ever talk to someone who “sounded nice?” What about someone you disliked without ever meeting in person? Our voices carry a tremendous amount of emotion and tonal information that other forms of technology, like email, do not convey. This is great because it leads to fewer misunderstandings – but it can also catch people [...]