Why aren’t I happy?
Shalyssa: “How are you?”Me: “OK”Shalyssa: “Why just ok? What’s wrong?” Ok, so here is the thing… in today’s Western world, we are given the message that if we are anything other than “great”, there is something wrong. I spend a lot of time validating and explaining that given people’s circumstances, they are appropriately distressed. For example, if they don’t have financial security, a peer group/ tribe, a sense of purpose or mastery, meaning or creativity and play- it is ex