“How are you?”
“Fine. How are you?”
The last time you heard that from someone, did you believe them?
The last time you said that to someone, did you believe yourself?
I can take on more. I don’t need more sleep. My health is fine. My diet is fine. My relationships are fine. My finances are fine. My future is fine. Everything in my life is fine.
We value honesty so much in others, but we never seem to honor it within ourselves.
When did fine become our measure of happiness?
When did fine become good enough? Continue reading