Why It’s Your Second Thoughts That Count

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Sometimes we are ashamed of our thoughts. If others heard the silent criticisms we cast, the wordless judgments we passed, the irrational sense of entitlement ingrained in our egos, we would be entirely alone.

Many years ago a friend told me that it isn’t your first thought that matters — it’s the one that follows.