From a young age, we are taught to strive, to work harder and be better. Everything from Disney movies to the “American Dream” reinforces the idea that, “if you dream it, you can achieve it” as long as you are willing to work for it.
But how realistic is this?
Can we really always get what we want if we just invest a little more time and put in the elbow grease to make it happen?
You may have heard that if you work to improve......
There’s a difference to the ‘now’ of modern existence, and the ‘now’ of being present. As Douglas Rushkoff, author of Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now suggests, “We created technologies that would help connect us faster, gather news, map the planet, and compile knowledge. We strove for an instantaneous network where time and space could be compressed. Well, the future's arrived. We live in a continuous now enabled by Twitter, email, and a so-called real-time technological shift. Yet this "now" is an elusive goal that we can never quite reach. And the......