Two keys to quality friendships: Wisdom from the East, or West, or somewhere anyway

My Korean wife tells me regularly that she has a hard time feeling close to Americans. After living in Korea for a while, I also began to understand what she was talking about. While in Korea, I began to understand how to build deeper and more meaningful friendships, though my main teacher was not who you’d expect.

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Brother of 6 and spouse of 1. I am a life coach, physics professor, Buddhist practitioner, friend, and cultivator of wisdom.

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Dr. Alex Krejci

Dr. Alex Krejci

Brother of 6 and spouse of 1. I am a life coach, physics professor, Buddhist practitioner, friend, and cultivator of wisdom.

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