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Psychological reactance is why you hate it when your manager asks you to do a task and you feel you are being micromanaged. However, realtization dawns on you that the task was critical to your work and professional growth.

We often do things against our best interests because we want to protect our freedom to behave the way we want.

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You end up disobeying yourself

It is not beneficial when, at times, it could prevent us from doing things that we should do — like be helpful to others.

This affects you deeply when you are trying to make, commitments and set goals dor yourself. Example, that impulse of “don’t tell me what to do!” can kick in ev...

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Not something bad, but...

Not something bad, but...

Psychological reactance isn’t really bad.

If you comply everytime with rules and instructions, you tend to be more vulnerable to manipulation.

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Change begins with your view

With an awareness about psychological reactance, you have the power to recognize and disarm it.

Instead of flaking on commitments because of a knee-jerk feeling, you can change your perspective on the situation.

By changing the dialogue, you empower yourself. Now you’re in charge. Yo...

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Why we do the opposite of what we are supposed to do

Why we do the opposite of what we are supposed to do

We hate the feeling of being bossed around, even when doing as we’re told is good for us.

Psychological reactance is our knee-jerk negative reaction to being told what to do.

Based on research, almost everyone has this mental reflex against being told what to do, esp...

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Let your purpose guide you

Let your purpose guide you

Have strong values and principles (dharma) in your life. You protect your dharma and your dharma will protect you. We can have multi-faceted principles and it is okay if they overlap each other. Often times, we may find ourselves being distracted or diverted away from our dharma. Jay Shetty asks ...

Personal development plan examples

One of the most reasonable and apt decisions you can make in your life is to endeavour continuous personal development.

Some of the common things that we all want in our lives include:

• Enhancing the quality of our lives

• Achieving success in an academic or professional career...

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