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Self-Help Fails #5 – Get Inspired!

Self-Help FailsNext entry in the Self-Help Fails series:

#5 – Get Inspired!


  • Pump yourself up.
  • Give yourself pep talks.
  • Attend motivational events.

Why this is a fail:

  • It only lasts a short while.
  • It encourages a boom-or-bust mentality. When you feel low, you think you’ve failed.
  • It can trap you in an addictive cycle. You think one more motivational seminar will give you a permanent lift. (Hint: It won’t.)

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