The natural world used to give us our cues of when to work and rest. They were provided in the rising and the setting of the sun, rain, sun, and the various seasons. The order of creation almost guaranteed a balance of work-play-rest for people (and the earth itself). With advancements in technology, all those natural rhythms are out the window. Now we can work whenever, from wherever. We can play through all the hours of the night. We never have to endure silence, stillness, loneliness because we always have access. But is that all good? At the extreme we have tech addictions but short of that, what is the cost of short circuiting our circadian rhythms and losing our connection to our physical selves?

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