Chapter Ten

Wisdom

Knowing About is Not the Same as Truly Knowing.

There are two kinds of knowing, one broad and one deep. Knowing about something by having a general awareness is much different than a deep understanding gained by education, application, and experience. Being aware of something does not equate to understanding. It’s critical to acknowledge the difference to ourselves.

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Lessons

How Do Issues of Wisdom Influence You Today?

Amassing Wisdom

The best way to test whether you truly know something is to teach it to another person until he or she, too, understands it. Honest feedback from a trusted friend is a precious treasure. Facing the objective reality about a situation is the beginning of change.

Skills

How do I get unstuck? By learning new skills! When it comes to wisdom, consider mastering these: Learn how to learn. Have perspective. Gain wisdom. Write in a journal.

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Perspective

“The concept of knowing also applies to relationships. Discerning someone’s true character takes time, across a variety of situations.”

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About Trust

We Can’t Always Believe What People Say, But We Will Always Believe What They Do.

About Being Powerless

All We Can Do Is All We Can Do Within Our Sphere of Influence.

About Self-Respect

It’s Our Responsibility to Be Important to Ourselves.

About Persistence

It’s Our Responsibility to Be Important to Ourselves.

About Forgiveness

Deciphering Our Childhood Is Not About Vilifying Our Parents. It’s About Understanding Why We Are the Way We Are.

About Focus

Start with the End in Mind.

About Perspective

Mistakes Are Okay. Just Be Sure to Make New Mistakes.

About Learning

We Must Learn Our Own Lessons, in Our Own Time, in Our Own Way.

About Boundaries

Let Our Yes Mean Yes and Our No Mean No.

About Wisdom

Knowing About is Not the Same as Truly Knowing.

About Attitude

It’s Not What Happens So Much. It’s How We Handle Things and What They Mean to Us That Count.

About Letting Go

We Will Never Forget a Painful Experience, But We Can Learn Not to Be Prisoners of Our Emotions.

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