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Why Is It So Hard to Take Your Own Advice?

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May 30, 2017

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Why Is It So Hard to Take Your Own Advice?

Advice is like snow -- the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.

- Samuel Taylor Coleridge -

Why Is It So Hard to Take Your Own Advice?

Melissa Dahl says she loves to give advice to friends on how to solve their problems but rarely takes her own advice. Sound familiar? It's a question of perspective, she points out. We are too close to our own stuff. Nevertheless maybe we should listen to the advice we give others as she also says, "There's a good chance you're saying something you need to hear, too." { read more }

Be The Change

Next time you give advice to someone else, listen closely and share with the other person that you have similar troubles too. Then ask yourself if it might be worth applying your advice to your own situation.


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