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7 Beliefs You Must Give Up If You Want to Live a Great Life

Remove these toxic mind viruses at all costs

The “Sky is Falling” Narrative

“Outrage is like a lot of other things that feel good but over time devour us from the inside out. And it’s even more insidious than most vices because we don’t even consciously acknowledge that it’s a pleasure.” — Tim Kreider

Your Perverted Sense of Self

“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” — Lao Tzu

The Idea That You Have to Live This Way

“The three most harmful addictions are heroin, carbohydrates, and a monthly salary.” — Nassim Taleb

The Belief That This Matters At all

“How much time he gains who does not look to see what his neighbour says or does or thinks, but only at what he does himself, to make it just and holy.” — Marcus Aurelius

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The Belief You’re Under a Thumb

“You begin saving the world by saving one man at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics.” — Charles Bukowski

The Misguided Belief About This Powerful Tool

“Most people have a price. And they have a price because of human emotions named fear and greed. First, the fear of being without money motivates us to work hard, and then once we get that paycheck, greed or desire starts us thinking about all the wonderful things money can buy. The pattern is then set.” — Robert Kiyosaki

The Ultimate Limiting Belief

“As he thinketh in his heart, so is he,” — Proverbs 23:7

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