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soul-searching

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Brain cells create ideas. Stress kills brain cells. Stress is not a good idea.
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Noun

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soul-searching

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soul-searching (-)
  1. Probing introspection, a critical consideration of one's own state.
    After much soul-searching I decided to confess.
    • 1974, Jerald terHorst, 1974 resignation letter of Jerald terHorst,  
      So it is with great regret, after long soul-searching, that I must inform you that I cannot in good conscience support your decision to pardon former President Nixon even before he has been charged with the commission of any crime.

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