10 Life Lessons You Should Unlearn

10 Life Lessons You Should Unlearn By Martha Beck, Huffington Post.

Martha Beck sagely pointed out something I’m beginning to see now that I’m away from the chronic American influence: In the past 10 years, I’ve realized that our culture is rife with ideas that actually inhibit joy.

This is a really interesting way of reframing our lives. Honestly, this morning I had a bit of a reality check while cramming for my Chinese exam via one more sorry all-nighter pulled this week. It’s funny how just sifting through random old Huff Post articles can retrieve a real gem or two!

Hannah Stringfellow is a freelance blogger and world traveler. She holds an M.S., Chemistry, from the University of California, Berkeley. Her interests include women’s empowerment, health and wellness, and cross-cultural competency.

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