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Obsessing Over Goals Is the Opposite of Self-Improvement

Three ways to avoid a classic personal growth trap

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I’I’m a PhD candidate in counseling psychology, studying how context influences mental health outcomes and how this makes us vulnerable to phenomena like impostor syndrome. I’m also a clinician who counsels high-achieving and goal-oriented people working toward mental wellness and…



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Lincoln Hill, PhD

Black woman, mental health counselor, researcher, wellness consultant, PhD in counseling psychology, and Beyoncé stan. IG: black_and_woman_IG