It seems that everywhere you turn these days, people are searching for identity and fulfillment. Advertising tells us we can never be truly happy until we have (insert product here). Celebrities claim to have finally found peace and satisfaction in a certain relationship, lifestyle or social cause — until they get sick of it and they’re searching again two months later. And popular culture tells us the road to happiness comes from “being true to yourself” and “listening to your heart.”
How is this working out for us?