How the Desire for Success Can DESTROY You
“Having unrealistic ideas about achievement can lead to a sense
of personal inadequacy, hopelessness, futility and despair.”
“The typical notion of ‘success,’ as promulgated in the self-help industry, is a pathological outgrowth of Western materialism, that actually *inhibits* productivity and long-term focus rather than encourage it.”
Our fixation with becoming rich and famous – the way in which we judge and value ourselves, especially young people, by how ‘successful’ we are – is a by-product of consumerism…an offshoot of the conditioning that comes with living within the confines of consumer society.
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