We Want to Be Known

As humans, we so desperately want to be known. We want to feel like people get us, like we have someone on our side, like a group wants to have us as a member.

Thriving in the Gig Economy from Havard Business Review

Interesting article on what it takes to survive freelancing. There are four main things: place, routines, purpose, and people. If you don’t have these things in some semblance of order, then success at work and life is going to me much harder. Having a JOB with a traditional office makes some of these things easier. […]

We want to belong

Belongingness, the found, profoundly shapes our thoughts and emotions. It’s absence leads to ill effects, it’s presence to health and satisfaction. We need to feel like we belong in a group. Without it we have a bad time, physically and emotionally on a much deeper level than one might think.