The Connected & Engaged Blog

Insights on the effects of an over-connected society and how to disconnect from your device so you can connect with yourself, your family and your career.

Connect with Suffering

By drlori11 / April 7, 2019 / 6 Comments

It seems like life becomes more manageable, when we are able to integrate the reality that it is difficult. Once…

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Connect with You

By drlori11 / March 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

Do you know who you are, who you really, really are? Not who the world tells you to be or…

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How to Spot a Liar

By drlori11 / March 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

Why do people lie and how can you tell when they are doing it? If you know what you are…

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Connect with Peaceful Assertiveness

By drlori11 / March 17, 2019 / 1 Comment

Somewhere along the line, knowing what you want and peacefully asserting this got a bad rap. Remember it is not…

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Connect with Reality

By drlori11 / March 10, 2019 / 5 Comments

I think we have done our kids a disservice reading them fairy tales. The girl is in distress, she kisses…

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Disconnect from Helicopter Parenting

By drlori11 / March 3, 2019 / 3 Comments

In a perfect world, life would always be fair, but the reality is, it is not. Sure, we can work…

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Disconnect From Pleasing

By drlori11 / February 24, 2019 / 1 Comment

First, I have to say thank you for all of the encouraging notes I receive each week after my blog…

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Disconnect From The Silent Treatment

By drlori11 / February 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Have you ever been in a relationship with a person who, when they are not happy with you or their…

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Disconnect from Disagreeable

By drlori11 / February 10, 2019 / 2 Comments

There are particular traits that those with healthy personalities have. One of these traits is agreeableness. Do you agree that…

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Flying Monkeys

By drlori11 / February 3, 2019 / 4 Comments

It might be safe to say that there was a narcissist in The Wizard of Oz, and that would be…

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Not All News Is Good

By drlori11 | January 6, 2019

The answer is yes. Unequivocally Yes with a capital Y. The question is , does the constant barrage of bad news we are exposed to in local, national and international media affect us negatively? There are some things we can never…