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Bruce Lee

“The less promise and potency in the self, the more imperative is the need for pride. The core of pride is self-rejection.”

BRUCE LEE

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Bruce Lee

"We have more faith in what we imitate than in what we originate. We cannot derive a sense of absolute certitude from anything that has its roots in us. The most poignant sense of insecurity comes from standing alone; we are not alone when we imitate. It is thus with most of us! We are what o...

BRUCE LEE

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Be Like Water

Bruce Lee explains that we need to be like water and shape-shift to be able to grow in an obstacle-filled world.

We also lack self-awareness and have to rely on others to tell us who we are. Our impulse towards conformity and rigidness is our greatest mistake.

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Bruce Lee: Pride Vs Self-Esteem

According to Bruce Lee, our misguided grasping at our self-worth is a confusion due to us mistaking pride for self-esteem. Pride is feeling worthy for an external object, position, or accomplishment, but self-esteem is derived from our own achievements.

Pride forms due to self-rejection, a...

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The Legend Of Bruce Lee

The Legend Of Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee, the legendary martial artist whose brief existence on planet earth spawned a cult following due to a hidden aspect of his personality: A Zen Master in disguise. His insights on the nature of life made him stand out as a unique philosopher and an integrated individual.

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Bruce Lee

“The maintenance of self-esteem is a continuous task that taxes all of the individual’s power and inner resources. We have to prove our worth and justify our existence anew each day.”

BRUCE LEE

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Bruce Lee

“Action is a high road to self-confidence and self-esteem. Where it is open, all energies flow toward it. It comes readily to most people and its rewards are tangible.”

BRUCE LEE

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Bruce Lee: Pride Vs Self-Esteem

According to Bruce Lee, our misguided grasping at our self-worth is a confusion due to us mistaking pride for self-esteem. Pride is feeling worthy for an external object, position, or accomplishment, but self-esteem is derived from our own achievements.

Pride forms due to self-rejection, a...

2. Identify our competencies and develop them

2. Identify our competencies and develop them

Self-esteem is built by demonstrating real ability and achievement in areas of our lives that matter to us. If you pride yourself on being a good cook, throw more dinner parties. If you’re a good runner, sign up for races and train for them. In short, figure out your core competencies and find op...

Mastering Rejection

Mastering Rejection

  • Rejection seemed less like “the truth” and more like an opinion.
  • It’s as if becoming a master of a craft requires not just great skills, but also the ability to weather rejections to get to an acceptance—not to mention an unfailing belief in themselves and their own work.
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