Balancing Selfishness and Selflessness

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Regaining Selfishness

I learned the lesson of selflessness as a kid. I forgot it in early adulthood as I lived the life of a single bachelor. I had an apartment all to myself. I had a job that paid my bills. I could come and go as I pleased. I could pick and choose the people I’d spend time with and the activities that interested me.

The Rewards Of Selflessness

It didn’t take long for me to realize there is a particular pleasure derived from being there for others and doing nice things for people you care about, even if you wouldn’t choose to do these things for yourself.

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