The Implications of “I’m fine”

What turns into routine might be indicative of a slightly bigger problem

A mosaic of hand-carved flowers in Chiang Mai, Thailand

On a standard week, when there’s no national holidays and I don’t have to travel, I teach 18 classes. The school that I work at in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand, has more than 1500 students spread across six grades, 1 to 6 (the equivalent of first to sixth grade in an international…