Daily Lift: Growth Is Gradual
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Daily Lift #322

Growth Is Gradual

A person who tries to force himself to change his character in an extremely short time is apt to become depressed and will not be successful. Set reasonable goals for yourself. Work on your faults little by little.

If you make impossible demands on yourself, you will feel frustrated and miserable.

(from Cheshbon Hanefesh #17; Rabbi Pliskin's Gateway to Happiness, p.177)

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