Of course, the pursuit of happiness isn't all sunshine and rainbows and mugs of tea and smiling children. Sometimes we need to tackle our insecurities and weaknesses, and we can't just ignore our draining jobs and nagging relatives. But the practices here represent the other side of the coin, the one we often neglect: seeing, appreciating, and mobilizing the good.
I never imagined the first note my mother taught me to play would become a source of healing for both of us one day. But it did. It is my hope that our story serves as an inspiring example of what it means to find light in the darkness, and how when we all unite and stand up together, cancer doesn't stand a chance.
Globally, one in four children under the age of five are stunted, meaning they are significantly smaller than expected for their age due to malnutrition. We cannot fix this problem overnight. However, I have never traveled anywhere, where I did not see parents passionate about seeing their children thrive.