I have to prove to oth­ers I can do it

Good Health Choices - - Be Informed -

So­cial recog­ni­tion is a ba­sic hu­man need. “When recog­ni­tion is lack­ing, peo­ple in­evitably feel in­vis­i­ble. They be­come neg­li­gent, dis­sat­is­fied,

de­mo­ti­vated or even un­well,” says med­i­cal so­ci­ol­o­gist Jo­hannes Siegrist. “Emo­tional stress pri­mar­ily arises when there’s a rift be­tween great ef­fort and min­i­mal recog­ni­tion.” To avoid this pres­sure, we should trust in our own skills. They’ve long been recog­nised, we don’t need to prove them

to any­one.

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