Four fairly brief pieces of good advice!
If I had one piece of advice for people everywhere, it would be this: think critically more often. Try to spend some time every day thinking critically, examining yourself, your life, your relationships, your own deeds and words, your basic assumptions, your conscience and your principles. Be a more reflective person.
My second piece of advice would be to try to spend some time every day reading something of substance. Not just something that affects you emotionally, but something that makes you think, that makes you go wow! or a-ha! or I hadn’t thought of it that way before. Books and reading are too often abused; intellectually we Americans consume far too many books that only entertain us or that only speak to our biases.
My third piece of advice would for people everywhere would be to learn to deal better with criticism.
I don’t mind…
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