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‘Control Aversion’ Might Be Why Self-Improvement Is Annoying You Right Now

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  • Engaging with instructional videos, whether it is a fitness workout or a cooking class, is leaving many people overwhelmed, annoyed and even angry.
  • Many experience a sense of intrusion, and cannot follow the deluge of rules and orders thrust upon them.
  • There is also a l...

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The phenomenon of rebelling against any perceived control from others is known as control aversion. People do not want to be explicitly told what to do and form a natural rebellion against strict commandments.

While they are trying to learn things at home using the onlin...

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The stressful and uncertain situations created by a global crisis, from which the news industry is thriving nowadays, is making the positive words and messages from the instruction videos sound forced or even fake. Staying in isolation is also linked with increased frustration, a...

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The way to handle control aversion is to do less of the online activities, and give yourself a break from the pressure to be productive.

Even if life is not so fruitful for a few months and you just manage to survive the crisis, it is still a step in the right direction ...

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