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“Be Yourself” Might Be The Worst Self-Improvement Advice Ever

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“Be yourself!” — perfect advice for any situation, right? Except that being yourself is about the worst thing you can do if you’re not happy, or have long-standing issues you need help with. And when this simple, but useless, theory seeps into other areas of your life, you’re really in trouble.

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