The Lie Happiness Told Me

In our society, American society, we are unhappy, but not because happiness is impossible. Rather we are unhappy because happiness doesn't matter. It is not the goal. Far from it. As children, adults ask us what we want to be only to pat us on the head when we say fireman, astronaut, actor, president.  Their …

Home is When You’re Hiking

  Once upon a timeĀ in China, my students asked me,"How do you travel like you do?" Honestly? No idea, but I didn't say that. "Because I want to?" Wait, why did I make it question? "So, would any of you ever move away from home? Or the other side of the world?" "No." It was …