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The Two Types of Toughness Required for Success

You can either experience baby steps as insulting frustrations or as small, precious achievements.

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Change “means setting small, reasonable goals for yourself, one step at a time, one day at a time,” writes Dr. Leo M. Marvin in his book Baby Steps: A Guide to Living Life One Step at a Time.

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Ross Ellenhorn, PhD

Ross Ellenhorn, PhD

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Sociologist, psychotherapist, and social worker. Author of HOW WE CHANGE (And Ten Reasons Why We Don’t) via Harper Wave.