Dan Caldwell and William Hocking’s “Jet Lag: A Neglected Problem of Modern Diplomacy”

“I have eaten too much and too well in service to country. On the other hand, I have not drunk enough nor slept enough to serve my country well.” -President George H.W. Bush, All the Best: My Life in Letters and Other Writings (New York, NY: Scribner, 2000), p. 351. Whenever I fly a considerable […]





But the thing is that whenever we come back home, we are a changed person, right? Every day when we leave our house and return from work, we are different in some way. Biologically even depending on what we ate, how or if we exercised, and mentally and psychically of course, depending on the day and the moments we have conquered, cherished, or endured. But when you are leaving your country, comfort zone, and routines for a month, you know the change will feel and actually be bigger – and more dramatic. So for me, the last two days turned into an exercise of looking, noticing, and feeling. The following are three observations I made on the road to Batuan…

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