My Quest for Zest

I’ve taken the VIA Survey annually over the past three years, and the character strength of zest has fallen to the bottom each time. In 2014, zest was ranked at #20; in 2015 it fell to #24; and most recently, in 2016, zest remained ranked at the bottom—24 out of 24....

Love: It’s All Greek to Me

I love coming across foreign (to me, as in non-English) words used to describe things that the English language doesn’t have words for. The Japanese have a word for looking worse after a haircut, Age-otori. Hilarious. The Spanish word duende is used to refer to the...