68: Theories on Dysfunction and the cost of being a High-Achiever

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High achievers receive high praise from society. They keep the world running smoothly doing the jobs others aren’t willing to do, pushing themselves to do ‘all the things’. This comes from setting impossibly high expectations of themselves, and a natural inclination for high-stress situations.

It’s possible that stressful situations bring a sense of familiarity to high achievers, however it can make them extremely stressed out themselves without even realizing it.

In this episode, we will take a look at where this quest originates and how high achievers can combat their high-stress lives.

What you’ll hear in this podcast:

  • My theory on a dysfunctional upbringing and high stress job choices
  • Toxic archetype familiarity in the workplace
  • Expectation causing suffering
  • 4 types of stress plates
  • 4 ways to combat stress
  • S.T.O.P technique

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