No regret about getting over regret

Regret is good. It’s indicative of the existence of a conscience. It shows remorse and contrition. But someone who revels in regret, contrary to what he or she thinks, does not demonstrate a greater capacity for compassion. It only demonstrates narcissism flipped on its head. No one need wallow in

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How humility helps recovery

Bill Wilson, the co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, once wrote that “the attainment of greater humility is the foundation principle of each of AA’s twelve steps” and that “without some degree of humility, no alcoholic can stay sober at all.” In fact, humility is so central to the 12-step program that it

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How the brain makes or breaks a habit

Although unhealthy habits (e.g., smoking, nail biting) are not always viewed in a positive light, not all habits are necessarily bad for us to have. For example, habits like waking up for work on time, eating healthy and incorporating exercise into your day can actually be very beneficial for overall

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