The Ultimate American Struggle

The Ultimate American Struggle

My ultimate struggle between balance has nothing to do with Italy or it’s people- it’s the American struggle that haunts all of us, and that Liz Gilbert did touch on in the film Eat Pray Love. Us Americans always feel like we have to be doing something in order to feel complete. Why can’t we feel complete and relax?! Why is this something that doesn’t come second nature to us, but comes so naturally to Italians?

It is going to be one of my ultimate goals to unlock this Italian mystery. “Balance,” by figuring out what habits consummate this concept and how to become more European in this sense.

In the meantime, pizza with green peas and eggs is my comfort.

Read more about Ashley’s experience living in Sicily during her Language Homestay in Italy program…

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