Rules for living

Do not remove all the pitfalls from life

"Maybe I bend to the right
'Cause I don't wanna be wrong."

—Thunder Jackson

Having boundaries, or rules for myself—rules for living—is helpful. Clear lines. A path to follow. Fewer decisions to make. Less ambiguity.

Can also be a problem.

There are potential pitfalls:

  • becoming legalistic and inflexible

  • judging myself harshly for breaking my own rules

  • judging …

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