StrengthFinder2.0, by Tom Rath, recommends the following to anyone who experiences Connectedness:
Don’t spend too much time attempting to persuade others to see the world as a linked web. Be aware that your sense of connection is intuitive. If others don’t share your intuition, rational argument will not persuade them.
People can ask questions and get answers from the collective intelligence. They don’t get a reply from an individual; rather, the response emerges from many people co-creating that answer in real time in an egoless environment.
Pain is a difficult thing to think about. Nobody really wants to. We just want to forget about it. Yet, we are fascinated by pain. It strikes a chord within us and we so often find ourselves putting on the brakes to catch a glimpse of it while passing a car accident. We wonder, “Is anybody hurt?”
Pain is linked to everything that is “wrong” in our lives. We try to avoid it, yet it always creeps in. We hate it the most when it presents itself for no reason at all. It is not fair.
Pain is an uninvited guest. It enters our bodies and pesters us. It pokes, prods, and sometimes goes so far as to push us down on the ground. Why? We scream for it to get out, but it comes back relentlessly. What does it want?