Typing “how to reduce time on social media” brings up 954,000,000 results in less than a minute. If you have tried to limit your time on social media and found that you can’t, or that it is really difficult, you are not alone.
COVID-19 has required us to keep our physical distance but it's also connected us in new ways, and brought out our gentleness and generosity. Can we maintain our awareness of how interconnected we are?
Amy Giddon tells the origin story of Daily Haloha. From the Daily Haloha blog on Medium.
What happened to our sense of shared humanity? Don’t we belong to each other? Apparently not as much as we used to. Yet we are wired to connect....
Daily Haloha posed a sample question: “If I had the courage, I would _________.” We didn’t anticipate it at the time but we have had the opportunity to watch hundreds of people test our prototype and answer that question. 250 submissions later, we learned a whole lot about courage: people were letting themselves be seen.
Science supports that little acts of kindness can have a big emotional impact. The ripples are real. Whether a giver, a receiver, or even simply an observer of a kindness, we are positively impacted both individually and collectively.