How was your week, guys? I spent mine in Denver, swimming in this amazing spring-fed pool in the mountains, AND SEEING MERMAIDS. Now I’m catching up with friends, welcoming my sister and her fiance back to Minnesota after two years in L.A., and crossing ‘riding a tandem bike’ off my list!
Isn’t that what so many of us struggle with? The gulf between the person we would like to be (and perhaps in our better moments, the person we really are) and the shadow that lurks beneath it. The person we are trying to become, and the seemingly inferior version that keeps rearing its head instead.
I can tell you that the best shawarma in Lebanon is in the Hezbollah-controlled southeast part of the country, and also what it looks like inside the Champagne Room at Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport, where they interrogate people with Lebanese visas in their passports: it’s windowless and filled with steel examination tables (for your luggage), curtained examination closets (for you), X-ray machines, metal detectors, and large men with earpieces attached to wires under their shirts, Secret Service-style. No one smiles, ever, and I wasn’t allowed to close the door to the bathroom.So effing helpful. 29 Ways To Feel Better So You Can Get Back To Work