What's Better Left Unsaid - Day 199 - Deepstash

What's Better Left Unsaid - Day 199

  • It's easy to act - to just dive in. It's harder to stop, to pause, to think.
  • As Cato entered politics, many expected swift and great things from him. He was aware of this pressure - a pressure that exists on all of us at all times - and resisted.
  • Instead, he waited and prepared. He parsed his own thoughts, made sure he was not reacting emotionally, selfishly, ignorantly, or prematurely. Only then he would speak - when he was confident that his words were worthy of being heard.
  • To do this requires awareness. It requires us to stop and evaluate ourselves honestly. Can you do that?

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