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Daily Lift #1094

Counterbalance Bad Traits

As soon as you become aware that you are feeling any discomfort over another person's good fortune, let it serve as a cue to you to behave in the opposite extreme and actively express great joy. This will help you overcome any negative tendencies.

(see Rabbi Yosef Hurwitz of Nevardok - Madraigos Haadam - Birur Hamidos; Rabbi Pliskin's "Consulting the Wise")

See more Daily Lifts on the topic of Character traits

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