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By Oliver Burkeman
How do you resolve the matter of human happiness? It's an issue that has occupied the various maximum philosophers of all time, from Aristotle to Paul McKenna. yet how can we variety the great principles from the bad ones? during the last 5 years, Oliver Burkeman has travelled to a couple of the strangest outposts of the 'happiness industry' in an try and discover. support! is the witty and thought-provoking tale of his trip. In it, he tackles: the key of significant management how you can Be fascinating Why All conferences might be Abolished how one can turn into a greater Morning individual The Hidden Pleasures of fear and plenty of different matters ...
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People who have inhibited themselves because of their fear of failing tend to define “failure” in a very broad way. When they are disappointed by their performance on a task, they think not only that they have failed on that task, but also that they have failed as a person. Dr. Richard Beery, who was our colleague at the University of California at Berkeley Counseling Center, observed that people who fear failure may be living with a set of assumptions that turn striving for accomplishment into a frightening risk.
Going after success feels like entering a dangerously aggressive world. These fears may be somewhat based on reality if you are in fact competing with someone who would be a sore loser, or they may be imaginative worries. Either way, these concerns feel real. qxd:Layout 1 10/10/08 3:52 PM Page 40 40 FEAR OF SUCCESS procrastinate, as you keep your competitive desires hidden from others, or more importantly, from yourself. I Could Hurt Someone Else. Have there been times when you have belittled or hidden something good that’s happened to you because you didn’t want to offend someone else?
If you are too perfect, who would accept you as one of the gang? If you expect your success to create problems in your relationships, you may not want to risk alienating the people around you. qxd:Layout 1 10/10/08 3:52 PM Page 47 Common Reasons for Avoiding Success 47 How did you come to conclude that your success would push people away? Perhaps your accomplishments had an unsettling impact on your family, or you assumed they did. For example, you may have sensed that when you accomplished something, a sibling felt jealous or left out; the family may have seemed out of balance; your parents may have even seemed threatened.