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Why humility matters

 “Do you believe you’re always right? What would it mean if you’re not? Are you strong enough to acknowledge that you’re wrong sometimes? Do you cling to a rigidity that disallows you from changing your mind? Arrogance is off-putting and destined to keep you isolated. Recognizing that you could be wrong is the dawning of wisdom for many people. Humility is attractive.” ~John Amodeo, PhD, from his essay, “Why People Might Not Like You.” (Click here to read the essay.)

Cindy La Ferle

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Throughout my career, I've worked as a book production editor, travel magazine editor, features writer, and weekly newspaper columnist. My award-winning lifestyles features and essays have appeared in many national magazines and anthologies, including Newsweek, Reader's Digest, The Christian Science Monitor, Writer's Digest, Victoria, Better Homes & Gardens, Bella Grace, and more. My weekly Sunday "Life Lines" column ran for 14 years in The Daily Tribune (Royal Oak, MI) and won a First Place (Local Columns) award from the Michigan Press Association. My essay collection, Writing Home, includes 93 previously published columns and essays focusing on parenthood and family life.

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