Daily Lift: Don't Take Disagreements Personally
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Daily Lift #1088

Don't Take Disagreements Personally

When someone disagrees with your ideas, realize that he's not attacking you personally. This perspective will help you be more open to listen to someone who disagrees with your position.

As an experiment, go an entire week without reacting defensively (unless it is necessary to do so to protect yourself from loss or harm).

(For a series of probing questions on this topic, see Rabbi Pliskin's "Gateway to Self Knowledge," p.192)

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