I’m pretty sure she got her idea of an authentic life from a lifetime movie.
You should read the book Scarcity. I think it really drives this home.
I've done this for years. When I don't I'm a neurotic mess. It 100% solves the problem. But it's not exactly fixed.
This is really good advice. I was going to ask 'how do you differentiate between this and shit tests', but then I realized you don't. This works for both situations.
Learning to push yourself without disaster. Most people would rather die than learn anything before they are absolutely forced into it.
You mean stoicism.