To help you decide whether to believe someone, consider the reputational cost they would face if they believed something else, particularly the opposite thing. If their status, reputation, or livelihood is based on a certain belief, they are incentivized against espousing anything that would contradict such view.
Do whatever, just do it consciously.
When on vacation at a place that is not your home, you won’t sleep in. You’ll have to catch up on your sleep when you get back.
There are no cure-alls, just help-somes.
The problem with working hard is that you think the world owes you something.
Fix yourself before you try to fix the world. You may be viewing the world as broken because your life is broken.
Don’t trust people, trust incentives.
Inner circles don’t exist except you.
You see the absurdity of educating others against their will, when you chastise elderly people.
Interrogate instead the part of you that feels the need to force change.