Learning to talk properly to the self is a spiritual endeavour. When you make a mistake, do you talk lovingly to yourself in your mind, or do you tell yourself off?
One habit recognizes your divinity; the other subtly shapes a nature of sorrow.
Imperishable Wealth, The wealth of a rich man can be stolen or burnt, but the happiness and wisdom of the wise remain.
Yes, it is always the own thinking rather than heard advice makes more sense in the real world. Always speak the truth and follow honest principles in life. It will make your life happier and prosperous!