There’s such a big divide in our country right now that it’s palpable. I am fortunate that my job takes me to different cities each week, and I get to have conversations with people I otherwise wouldn’t. Just being open and having chats with cab drivers in every state throughout the year and listening to what others have to say helps breed empathy. In this article, Brené Brown takes a look at what we risk by just holing up in our opinions. Her conclusion? Loneliness. It’s a great read.