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I always feel overwhelmed with everything that I want to keep up with and I bet you do too. So it made me relax and smile to read Joyce Valenza’s post “In my network confession . . . On being PLNtrenched” If Joyce feels like this, I know I’m not alone.Â And even though that doesn’t solve the problem, it’s good to know we’re not alone.
But lately, when I wake up in the middle of the night, I find that I am thinking about my PLN (that is, my professional–or personal–learning network).
I confess.Â I am hyperconnected.Â And being hyperconnected is both a blessing and a curse.
What is it exactly that keeps me up?
Largely, what keeps me up is not keeping up.
The pace of growth and change can be stimulating, and stunning, and staggering.
That doesn’t mean I don’t believe. That doesn’t mean I will change my approach to networking.
I cannot remember a two-year period of my professional life in which I have learned or shared more.Â Opting out of this chaos is not an option.
How do you keep up to date without going out of your mind?