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Are You Too Self-Aware?

Self-awareness is overrated.

Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash

“Self-awareness” seems to be the new self-help buzzphrase lately. Internet gurus like Gary Vaynerchuk or Mark Manson have made piles of content about its importance, and it seems like everyone is obsessed with “knowing themselves” in some form or another.

At the same time, the typical interpretation of self-awareness is vague at best and harmful at…

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