A Balanced Approach to Wellness

Underachievement

Underachievement

What does underachievement mean?

It means knowing what you want, but settling for something else.

It means having companionship that causes you shrinkage.

It means following the path of others when those paths are inappropriate.

It means seeing yourself in a belittling mirror.

It means agreeing to suggestions that just hearing them causes shutting down.

Who are affected by underachievement?

Children who aim to please no matter what the request.

Partners in a relationship who agree to unwanted treatment.

Friends who have their own opinions but are ignored.

Followers of celebrities who allow the celebrities’ achievements to be more important than personal achievements.

Why do people let themselves underachieve?

Boredom

Fear

Guilt

Culture

Ease

How can an underachiever bring change?

Find positivity in aspects of one’s life.

Grow these positive aspects.

Allow the positive aspects to be the focus.

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