We set super high expectations of ourselves because “we idealize the ‘perfect’ outcome,” says Elizabeth Gillette, LCSW, an attachment-focused therapist in Asheville, N.C.. "We assume that in order to feel successful, we need a specific result."
We need to get the promotion, or we’ve failed. We need to get an A+ on the paper, or we’re failures. This is a hard way to live. It’s a lot of needless pressure. Even if we do reach the carrot, there’s always another bigger carrot around the corner.
Find some valuable tips that are probably helpful for most of us who are so very driven in the World of Psychology blog !