Big wins, leaps, and accomplishments are often associated with endorphin-rich highs and tons of elation, but what happens when the joy is short-lived, and we’re left feeling a little underwhelmed about the whole thing?
Sometimes the after-effect of a win is more anticlimactic than we thought it would be, and that’s totally okay. Victory hangovers are a natural part of growing as a person, we won’t always have the warm and fuzzies when we achieve something great.
How do we deal with all the feelings that come with a win?
In this episode, we talk about why we feel low after doing something really great.
Three Things You’ll Learn In This Episode
- Why moments of accomplishment bring up unexpected feelings
A huge part of growth is adjusting to a new set point for ourselves - is that what makes a win feel anticlimactic?
- How to avoid a spiral into full-on negativity
After a victory, our brains may offer less-than-helpful thoughts that can sabotage us, how do we shut them down?
- Embracing the emotional rollercoaster of growth
How do we make room for every emotion that comes with a victory hangover?