If you only feel good about yourself when you achieve something, you are fighting a losing battle. Albert Ellis called this an ‘irrational belief’ which is bound to cause emotional distress.
We all fail, and we learn from our mistakes, so try and align your sense of self-worth with the actual fallible you. not some idealised future-never-going-to-happen you.
Chris Warren-Dickins is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Ridgewood, New Jersey. He specializes in psychotherapy for couples, adolescents, men, and the LGBTQ+ community.
Sessions are available in-person at 162 E Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood NJ 07451, or via the internet or telephone. Book a consultation today www.exploretransform.com