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TFI Tip of the Month: Sacred Spaces

The Family Institute’s Tip of the Month for January/February suggests turning off our devices and tuning in to our partners by creating sacred, technology-free spaces.

From this month’s tip:

We must create sacred spaces in our partnerships, device-free zones where pings or whistles can’t interrupt, stealing our attention from one another. “Sacred” because it’s time — when we use it well — that can nourish heart and soul in ways online connection rarely can. Device-free zones make room for real contact, including voice tone and facial expression, pauses and gasps and sighs … everything that’s missing when we’re online. We need the entire complex mix to really know each other; emotional connection requires that.

Read the whole Tip of the Month and get some ideas as to how you can connect with your partner within your own sacred spaces.

For additional tips and to sign up for our Tip of the Month email, visit our tips webpage.

The Family Institute offers affordable counseling for families, couples and individuals. Find out more about our services on our website.

To get support at The Family Institute, visit our Find-A-Therapist page.

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