I want to ask you a question.
Are you living your life based on avoiding disappointment?
Now, here’s what I mean by that, most of us have been raised to avoid disappointing our parents, our teachers and that leads to us making decisions based on the fear of avoiding disappointing other person. And, there is also the case of avoiding disappointing yourself again.
Many of us have references of when we tried to do something or said something or promised to do something to ourselves or to another person and we haven’t been able to come through with our promise. Well that leads to a condition that a Harvard professor called “Disappointment Avoidance.”