Do What You Are

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TitleDo What You Are
Publication TypeBook
Pub Year1995
AuthorsTieger, P. D., & Barron-Tieger B.
Keywordsfalse self, group, role
Notes "Pressure to be what you aren't can cause lifelong confusion. If you are obliged to fit into a certain group mentality that really doesn't suit you (this could be a family dynamic, a school or community setting, or a professional environment), you may end up denying your true nature and not enjoying your required role. If you spend twenty years at a job you don't enjoy, you may end up not only out of touch with your natural interests but--even worse--with a distorted view of your own competence." (p. 90)
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