Avoid praise addiction by caring less

I heard something recently called “praise addiction”. We've been trained to seek out incentives like good grades, stickers, trophies. Impressing people with our achievements gives us a temporary feeling of happiness.

However, the more we try to impress, the more frustrated we feel. Or can we use it as fuel?

When people ask “what do you do”? Do you feel ashamed for not pursuing work that is intrinsically motivating?

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