I want you to imagine something that you excel at. Something that you a pretty confident about. Maybe you can sing or dance or draw. Maybe you’re great at basketball, or soccer, or poker. Whatever it is, I want you to think about how you feel when you are doing it.

Now, I want you to imagine that you’ve just being doing this thing that you’re awesome at, and someone comes up and critiques you. How do you respond? Would you listen to this person? Would you get offended and annoyed? Would you think, “who does this person think…

Erick Cloward

Father, partner, accidental philosopher. I host Stoic Coffee Break Podcast where I talk about how Stoic teachings can help you be happy. (https://stoic.cofffee)

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