Real habit change comes from taking a candid look at your shortcomings. Or, as Epictetus once said: “Self-scrutiny applied with kindness.”


It’s human nature to first experience and then explain.


It is extremely difficult to humbly admit a shortcoming instead of fabricating a tale to mitigate the blow.


Seek to understand, not to be right.


“To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, nor even to found a school . . . it is to solve some of the problems of life, not only theoretically, but practically.” — Henry David Thoreau


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by Paul Jun · Writer and Author @ 99UAdobe
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by Paul Jun · Writer and Author @ 99UAdobe

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