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Self-Reliance Isn’t a Superpower, It’s a Vice

New Year’s resolutions heading off the rails? Ask for help.

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Co-authored with Samuel Murray.

IIt’s easy to imagine ways to self-improve — and formulate innumerable New Year’s resolutions to get us there. But the self-control part of it is harder. Self-control is a scarce resource for many of us, which often means we don’t…

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