The Problem With Over-achievement
The Problem With Over achievement

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Achieving a lot sounds like a wonderful idea, but we should pause before envying over-achievers too much: they are likely to have been driven not just by enthusiasm and intrinsic interest, but also by a more desperate and poignant need to prove themselves to people (usually way back in childhood) whose love was painfully conditional. For gifts and more from The School of Life, visit our online shop: Join our mailing list: Our website has classes, articles and products to help you think and grow: Download our App: FURTHER READING You can read more on this and other subjects on our blog, here: MORE SCHOOL OF LIFE Visit us in person at our London HQ: Watch more films on SELF in our playlist: You can submit translations and transcripts on all of our videos here: Find out how more here: SOCIAL MEDIA Feel free to follow us at the links below: Download our App: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: CREDITS Produced in collaboration with: Natalia Biegaj #TheSchoolOfLife