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On Being Average And Being Intimidated By High Achievers

I have always been an average person. Never had an extraordinary talent, achievement or anything. And the high achievers gave me the “heebie-jeebies”- the kind who outshine the mass in every field.

I knew such a girl in college. She was good in everything- she scored the highest in every test, she was part of all the major clubs, she was part of every major event; she just excelled in everything. 
On top of that, she always looked confident and super stylish. I kind of envied her. How can someone be so perfect! I wondered how she managed her time so well and engaged in so many activities. And I on the other hand just barely got through anything I tried.  Don’t get me wrong I’m happy for her; I know she worked really hard to achieve all of that. She deserved it. But I couldn’t just shrug off those feelings.

And most of the time, we feel intimidated by such high achievers when:

a) We are not truly proud of ourselves and ignore all the efforts that we put on our journey.

b) We think we are un…

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