The process of self-reflection is something we all ought to partake in once in a while. We see some evidence of self-reflecting each new year in the form of resolutions. Many people look back over the last year and wonder how the next year can be better. A problem I see with the art of self-reflection is that we’re too close to ourselves to accurately determine what needs to be changed for us to see the change we want. This is why every year we make the same New Years’ resolutions. And then abandon them. If we are too close to ourselves to honestly evaluate ourselves, then how can we accurately self-reflect and make the changes that need to be made? Can we still self-reflect, considering the premise that we are the barrier that’s keeping us from seeing what really needs to change? 

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