The Huffington Post:
“I just don’t know how he/she manages to do it all!”
If people are always saying this about you, you may be an overachiever.
But while the title of “overachiever” often has a positive connotation — think back to your elementary school days, when being an overachiever basically meant being the teacher’s pet — it’s not always all it’s cracked up to be. Overachievers are more likely, for instance, to feel anxious. And their motivations for, well, over-achieving, often stem from the need to avoid negative judgment, explains Robert Arkin, Ph.D., a professor of psychology at The Ohio State University.
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