The Dark Side of Striving to Become the Best Version of Yourself

A story with no ending

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This story is one that could only be written looking backward.

And although it’s been years since it began, the following realization came to me in an instant during a session with my coach:

The force that was driving me to become the best version of myself wasn’t at…



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Gregory Russell Benedikt

Gregory Russell Benedikt

I help burnt-out millennials banish the Sunday Scaries. Book a call at to see how coaching can improve your life.