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Life Is Short: How to Add a Sense of Urgency | Tim Ferriss

What You Resist Tends To Persist

Think about how you relate to the emotions you don't want to feel and that you try to avoid: sadness or anger for example.

But these negative emotions are going to come up and when you identify them as bad and try to refuse them with all your energy, what happens is that you give them even more power.

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