Trying to change yourself is a waste of time, and if you want to be richer, wake up earlier, or quit smoking already, there’s an easier way
The whole idea of change is an arbitrary construct.
When we try to reinvent ourselves, we get our identities involved and things get emotionally turbulent.
The trick to changing any habit is to recognize that you control your identity.
Why can’t you change yourself? Because the whole idea of change is an arbitrary construct. It’s something you just made up to make yourself feel good (or bad).
Yesterday, I hadn’t written this article. Today, I have. Did I change?
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