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We spend more time caring for our teeth, than we do caring for our minds,

In this highly engaging TED talk, Guy Winch explains why it’s time we closed the gap between our physical and our psychological health, by practicing emotional hygiene.

“When you are in emotional pain, treat yourself with the same compassion you’d expect from a truly good friend.”

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Yet we often allow our own thoughts and behaviour to be goverened by what we claim someone else will think. Maybe it’s time to review what we ‘know’.

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Getting things done is not half as satisfying as doing things well. This is because we get personal satisfaction from giving something all our attention, doing it to the best of our abilities, being absorbed in it while we are doing it, and looking back with pride at a job well done.
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