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Connect with others by being present. 4 things that will help you build real connections

One way to really connect with others is micro-moments.

We live in a world with so many possible connection points, yet we’ve never had so many people starving for emotional connection.

Studio 5 Relationship Contributor Dr. Matt Townsend calls it a pandemic of detachment, and says the cure is found in micro-moments of love. Micro-moments are the ability to connect with another person by just being present. These are short, quick connections that happen with others that create a positive feeling, and they don’t have to be long.

Find more advice from Matt at


4 Ways to Connect With Others

  1. Multiply the Micro-Moments
  2. Stay in sync
  3. Promote Sincere Positivity
  4. Sincerely Seek and Serve

For more information, Matt suggests the book Love 2.0: Creating Happiness and Health in Moments of Connection.

“While infused with love you see fewer distinctions between you and others. Indeed, your ability to see others – really see them, wholeheartedly – springs open” -Barbara Fredrickson.

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