This is amazing stuff and valuable. Thanks Obsidian !
Here’s another important reason: Most news doesn’t affect you at all. For example, a hit-and-run in another town, a drug bust, a sex scandal, someone killing themselves, etc. You only have limited mental energy each day; why waste it on negative things you have no control over?
Anthony J. Yeung
This is such a big point ! Why take on the mental load of things that do not concern you !
The part about nurturing ourselves with empathy is so important. Because too often we think about everyone else, but ourselves.
Thanks for sharing :)
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