Stop Spending So Much Time In Your Head
Pragmatism believes that the mind is a tool. You have the ability to decide what you think. Or, you can choose NOT to think. And that is one of the most important and most practical things you can learn in life.
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“The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.”
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