Is my explanation of bliss too utilitarian?
Perhaps. But when I saw Dr. Will's video post to kick off this month's #beyouEDU theme, it struck me that he is finding joy in his interactions with teachers. He is getting to know them and helping them find a new level of satisfaction in their own teaching and lesson planning. Being in the midst of their excitement as they go through this change gives him the feedback that leads to bliss.
Here are some of the ways my professional life gives me a chance to feel bliss in this same way.