There has to be more than this.
I was seven. I was standing on the blacktop at my elementary school. All the other kids were running, playing, enjoying their freedom, and it felt foreign to me. Intuitively, I knew life was about so much more. The kids had it right. Life ultimately is about finding your joy. Not someone else's version of happiness. Not the bubbling deliriousness that you see on marketing ads. I'm talking personal bliss. Joy is an internal jewel. We might have to look hard to find it, especia