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432 Ask Deep Questions To Connect; Jan Keck

June 2, 2019

Jan Keck empowers people who feel disconnected. He’s all about dealing with loneliness head-on, using tools that can make a difference. Jan moved from his home country of Germany to Toronto, Canada 8 years ago. He had no problem meeting new people but struggled to make real connections. That’s when he decided to do something about it to make a difference in the world. He created an activity and card deck called, Ask Deep Questions. Jan also works as a video producer and loves to create storytelling videos to make lasting impressions.

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Most Influential Person

  • A leader at a summer camp I attended as a child

Effect on Emotions

  • Mindfulness has helped me to be aware of what my emotions actually are. Up until a few years ago, before I started getting into personal development, I think my vocabulary for emotions was very limited.
  • I thought in the beginning, maybe it was because English is not my first language. Maybe I just hadn't learned the words. But I've also not used the words.
  • I actually just looked up the wheel of emotions where they break down the six core emotions into all the sub emotions and then it splits up from there.
  • I looked at this chart and looked at the words and I've only used a handful of those words.
  • So for me, the first step was learning the vocabulary.
  • The journaling that I do has helped me reflect on those things.

Thoughts on Breathing

  • Breathing is not consciously part of my mindfulness practice.

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