People have an internal radar that can sense fakeness a mile away. Faking a personality or status can only bring temporary value. However in the long run it will undoubtedly attract judgment from others. This judgment then breeds self-doubt and uncertainty.
Our values and beliefs are out of whack. The more we have, the more we want. Nothing and no one can bring us happiness, and when it happens, it’s fleeting or fake and we seek validation somewhere else (cue Instagram and Facebook).
Antisocial personalities do not tend to seek validation from others. Their self-assurance and independence lead to imagination and innovation. Being original enough to chart your own vision requires that you be comfortable in your own company, with your own thoughts.
You may be ambitious for instance, but ambition without goals is like running a race and not knowing where it ends. You are more likely to become fatigued, demotivated and ultimately, give up. Setting clear goals keeps you focused and in control. You know where it begins, where it ends, and what the outcome will be.
When faced with adversity, the easiest thing to do is to give up and disintegrate. You let the circumstances surrounding you take complete control. The hardest thing to do is to take a minute and sit down with your thoughts and start developing a plan.