That’s not to say we should aspire to mediocrity – far from it. Instead, we should aim for extraordinary but learn to be content even if we fail to hit the mark.
According to Aristotle, there are three types of friendship: those based on utility, those based on pleasure, and those based on virtue. All three types may exist within a single friendship, but Aristotle believed the best type of friendship is the one that encourages virtue (or goodness) in both parties
You have unconscious cultural biases. You might think you’re less prone to cultural bias as a result of being well travelled and/or growing up in a multicultural city, but it’s not until you live abroad that your cultural biases are challenged.
A change of scene is a temporary novelty.