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Convincing Yourself

Beware of situations in which you must convince yourself. Talking yourself into something is rarely a great sign.

Whether it's going to an event, choosing whom to date, or taking that new job, if the conversations in your head only point to reluctance, it may be a sure harbinger that things may not end well.

It may be easier to convince yourself that something better will be coming along. If so, wait for that.