If you repeatedly do a singular action, every day, for a considerable length of time, you will find your attitude adjusted around that action.
If you consider your faults, and balance your pride, with a healthy respect for the universe, your prospects will increase accordingly.
The only real strength is the power of will, and will is the one force in the universe, not directly associated with physics.
X: “You are smart enough to not be dumb.”
Y: “Don’t be dumb.”
Z: “I will try to be smart in the future, oh and also a good person.”
*** Intelligence is Godliness, and Heaven is Love ***