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Wednesday
Aug162017

don't take it personally

Our informal culture encourages us to take success personally- and failure. But these things are really better treated as accidental outcomes of certain behaviours...that sounds clunky...whatever you have to do to separate your observing self from stuff you've achieved or not achieved- do it. Identifying with your success is just building a problem for you somewhere down the line. Just do more stuff and focus outwards on being some use to other people.

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