Do you sometimes get consumed with anxious, panicked, or nervous feelings?
Perspective can either hurt your ego or motivate you. Also, how you take feedback from others to make a change can be a positive experience.
You have a choice to how you want to handle and respond to your stress. Your choices, being optimistic and expecting great things to happen in every situation, will support your belief system- and is called the relaxation response.
In the children’s book “Who Moved My Cheese- An Amazing Story to Change and Winning by Spencer Johnson, four friends- Hem & Haw, Stiff and Scurry lived at a maze.