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Does Expecting Too Much Set Up a Recovering Addict For Failure?

Discussion in 'General Substance Abuse Discussion' started by Rainman, Jan 9, 2016.

  1. ReadmeByAmy

    ReadmeByAmy Community Champion

    In our life sometimes expecting too much from ourselves is not quite good especially if it can be associated with disappointment and depression within yourself. It is better that you will focus on the things that you are going to do and not to compare yourself to the things other people are doing and stop expecting too much for yourself. Always learn how to love yourself because as what they said "Learning to love yourself is the greatest love of all".
  2. deewanna

    deewanna Senior Contributor

    I am a firm believer of setting extremely high standards. I believe that when I set a goal that others consider riduculously high, I will work extremely hard to achieve this goal. And even when I fail to achieve this goal, what I call a failure would still be higher than the success other people have achieved, because their goals are no where close to mine. So, don't be afraid of setting high goals.