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Mindf*ck Monday #79: When You Discover That Your Parents Were Right

Mindf*ck Monday #79: When You Discover That Your Parents Were Right

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1. The Best Advice Your Parents Gave You - Last week, I asked people on Twitter what was something their parents told them as kids but they didn’t realize was true until they became adults. Over 250 people responded. Below are some of my favorites: 

  • “'Don’t set yourself on fire to keep others warm.' Heard it as a child but seldom heeded it in my 20s.”
  • "'No one can make you feel the way you don't want to feel.' My Dad. I don't think he's ever come across Stoicism in his life. Remarkable how right he becomes the more this concept takes root.”
  • “'Accept the situation, make a change, or leave.' Reached a new level of understanding around this over the past year.”
  • “'If you do something, do it to the best of your ability. Even if it’s picking up dog shit, you give it 100%.' Literally my dad’s words.”
  • “'Not all the people who party with you will starve with you.' I realized very very late.”
  • “‘Don’t find time. Make time.’ - Mom.” 

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