One simple, but tough, method of practicing this is by committing yourself to talking to one stranger a day, beyond just hellos. Ask them what the most important lesson they learned from their father was. Ask them what their favorite meal to make is. Ask them anything that goes deeper than the casual. The hardest part will be approaching them, but just tell yourself that you will never see this person again and who cares if you embarrass yourself. Plus, you will hear some amazing stories.
Freedom Is Possible: Here is How to Start the Journey
Benjamin Foley

One of the most profound conversations I ever had happened when someone engaged me in this way. I still get chills thinking about it — the effect has lingered for years.

This is some of the best advice I’ve read.

Thank you.

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