Disappointment: The self esteem killer.. and how to overcome it

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So I stumbled upon this article:

https://hbr.org/2018/08/dealing-with-disappointment

Now I know many of us have been here....

Managing Expectations: We shouldn't have high expectations, in essence. But we strive to be on top with all we do, we should just expect setbacks I guess.

Developmental Influences: My guess. Its good to have friends who are there. People who can help if the setback happens.

Styles of Coping:How do you cope?

What hit home for me was this "a feeling of loss, of being let down, or even of betrayal. In particular, this is the case when disappointment has been inflicted by people whom they trusted deeply, "

Why was this personal to me? I got coworkers who sabotaged me, and continue to do so, and get pleasure out of it.

Disappointment: The self esteem killer.. and how to overcome it

When we become too preoccupied with thinking about situations that have not met our expectations, we only create unnecessary stress.

Look For This sign..
Look For This sign..

that pretty much all you can do....

Disappointment: The self esteem killer.. and how to overcome it
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  • GoodGuyBreakingBad
    This was well written thanks so much for sharing this with us :)
    Is this still revelant?
  • Crankor
    do what i do and not have expectations to begin with
    Is this still revelant?

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  • DiegoO
    That's pretty much it. Don't have sky high expectations, always prepare for the worst.

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