Facing Your Fear of Success

Time now for us to face The Fear That Must Not Be Named. This is by far the best we’ve read this week.

How to Identify and Deal With a Fear of Success
by Elizabeth Yuko

Fear of failure makes sense. We’ve all experienced failure at some stage, realized it’s not great, and are worried about feeling like that again. But our brains are hard to please. Because in addition to the fear of failure, many people also experience a fear of success.

Though it may sound ridiculous, being afraid of succeeding is very real—although it’s not always obvious. In other words, you may be experiencing a fear of success and not realizing it (or are grouping it in with fear of failure). Ideally, we want to avoid these kinds of stresses and fears, so here are some tips for identifying and dealing with a fear of success. read article