... Or how do you destroy your life, little by little...
There is nothing more significant in destroying your self-image than starting something, with all the hopes and aspirations it takes to start something and abandoning in before it is finished.
Even if you knew yourself as a great person deserving of the dream you set out to accomplish with the project, by abandoning it, by leaving it in the middle, you declare yourself as undeserving, someone less than a match to your dreams.
When you don't finish a project, you set yourself up for more of the same, it is a self-strengthening cycle.
It is still very clear: whenever I talk about getting smarter, I get a huge influx of visitors from people who have taken the bad advice this article will dispel...
I am here re-publishing an article by one of my favorite people, Roy H. Williams.
I am republishing it, instead of trying to paraphrase it, because the way he says it, I can feel, is from his personal experience. I am listening to it also as a student... I am not ready to declare it quite my own knowledge... Maybe yes, but until I totally live like that... well, I will just quote the ones that have it as a real knowledge... not mind knowledge... There are not many like that, by the way. Most people spout tree of knowledge b.s. as if it were their knowledge... Beware.
The tribes that live near the North Pole have lots of words for snow. Syracuse people have one: snooow... that is pronounced with a guttural growl.
Tailors of suits can tell the type of black fabric they are looking at, though, for most people black is black.
A Sherlock Holmes can tell, from a little bit of ash, what kind of cigarette a person smoked.
But us, mere unconscious mortals, have a difficult time telling things apart, telling hype from helpful suggestion, truth from fantasy, belief from fact.
I got an email today from a one-time teacher of mine, so I checked out Mary Morrissey (personal vibration: 200, truth value of her teaching: 250... that is to say 7% is true, 93% is made up, b.s., misleading, misinformation, crap)