An Amygdala
Published in

An Amygdala

When Being Helpful Hurts You

A quality can become a pathology

Photo by Cristian Newman on Unsplash

A mix of nature and nurture can push us into roles that then get stuck to us, somewhere on the periphery, becoming our blind spots. We might not question why we follow the predictable patterns of behavior until our self-awareness grows.

A “helper” is one of these roles.

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store