Cultivated Wanting

Photo of the outstretched hand of a light-skinned person in front of a white wall by Kira auf der Heide on Unsplash.

Many popular wisdoms see wanting as a negative thing, as an inherently bad experience.

Consider this idiom:

“Waste not, want not.”

How about this one:

“She wants for nothing.”



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Jacquette Augh

Jacquette Augh

STEM PhD, mom, chronically ill, LGBTQ. Interests: immigration, sex+relationships, parenting, lifestyle+finance, trauma+therapy, neuroscience+bioengineering