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7 ways we rely on ostrich-like behavior to feel safe

My high school biology teacher taught me that humans avoid pain and seek pleasure. I agree with this, but I would like to add another human imperative: we like to be in control and don’t like feeling vulnerable. Because of habits of insecurity, many feel constantly out of control and vulnerable in their day-to-day lives. And lacking the psychological maturity and self-trust necessary to handle life, they, ostrich-like, look for ways to escape.

In this Self-Coaching episode, I discuss seven ‘ostrich’ behaviors that will prevent you from taking full responsibility for your challenges, leaving us often suffering from emotional struggles.

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