There are certain life skills that have pretty much made the adult me.
The ability to apologize. You wouldn’t believe how far that takes you with people.
The ability to laugh at oneself. Which, naturally, makes me a one-man comedy.
The ability to say no to purchases I don’t need. No TV/Netflix, used cars…it adds up.
But probably the most valuable life skill is the ability to articulate the hidden lies I’m believing.
We have two kinds of beliefs: head beliefs and heart beliefs. Head beliefs are the ones we’re aware of, the ones we’ve explicitly processed and given mental consent to, like the existence of gravity. It’s easier to articulate those beliefs, though we don’t necessarily act according to them.