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Sep 13, 2023

"Pride is concerned with who is right. Humility is concerned with what is right." --Ezra Taft Benson

The 8 Kinds of Humility to Help You Stay Grounded

"I'm wary of those who counsel deferential or pious humility to contain and admonish those who have strong opinions and perspectives. For example, the stereotype of humble Asians and Asian Americans acts to silence important messages that are quite critical to our time of change and distress. To be bold and not "humble" per se risks being called "arrogant" or "difficult to deal with." I think it's possible to be both brave and humble, but it requires constant internal and interpersonal work, and risks rupturing or distressing relationships. That perspective keeps me grounded even when I express myself and my concerns for marginalized peoples quite strongly. In that way, a sense of responsibility and allyship fuels both bravery and many forms of humility. Here's an overview of eight varieties of humility--and of all the ways they can keep us grounded even in the face of injustices." Psychiatrist Ravi Chandra shares more in this post.

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