To thine own self be true

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Secret #8: The One Cheesy Sentence
We all have one cheesy sentence that we can say to ourselves that makes walking into the restaurant for the first date or into the office for the interview or into the party possible. It could be "Slow down!" because you talk really fast. It could be "I only need one—not three glasses—of wine" It could be—and in my case, it is, because my mother gave it to me via Shakespeare—"To thine own self be true." Spend the 15.2 seconds it takes to sit in the elevator or bathroom stall and repeat it to yourself, slowly, three times. Then go out there and forget it. Life brings the most joy when you're living it—not yelling at yourself about how to live it.

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