“How are you?”
Oh no. Sweaty palms. Pounding heart. The anxiety induced from this question is agonizing. Are you doing well? Are you doing good? Dun-dun-dun… you look up to the heavens and think, Please don’t strike me down oh gods of grammar goodness… or is it wellness? Oh no oh no oh no!
Take a deep breath. I know it’s confusing. Good, fine, great, well, fantastic, excellent, fantabulous, etc. It seems all the words mean the same thing. So why does it matter if you say “I am doing good” versus “I am doing well”? What is the difference?
Good is an...