“Knowledge is power”. How many times have you heard this phrase before? I know that in my life I have heard this plenty of times but I really question whether it holds true alone. Whether simply knowing of something is enough to help you get by.
When I started to invest my time in reading books on philosophy and psychology it certainly made me more aware of new perspectives. This awareness did benefit me in initiating my path to self-discovery and success. However, it was only when I put down the books and started to take action that I saw more change. When you practice what you read or preach, you attain a higher level of understanding. You may also gain skills, which means that you have harnessed that knowledge and applied it successfully.
For example, you could read about music all your life but you may never understand the…
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