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Intimidation, comfort zones, and avoidance are addressed.

I need your opinion on the following questions:

1.Think of a situation in your past where you may have been intimidated by another person, whether it is at home, work, or school. Why did you feel intimidated by this person?
2.Do you still feel intimidated by this person? Why or why not?
3.Describe a situation in which you felt out of your comfort zone. Why did this situation make you feel uncomfortable?
4.What activities or situations are you currently avoiding because you feel out of place?
5.How can changing your comfort zones help you to be more successful at school/work?

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We typically feel intimated by people that are smarter than us or have achieved more than we have. This is common with students. The smartest students in the class intimidate us because they understand a concept better than we do, or we must put a greater number of hours into studying than they do to achieve the same results. When we feel intimated, it is because we are feeling inferior to the other person.

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During school, I felt intimidated by students that scored higher than I did. After I graduated from college, it was no longer an issue. We see ...

Solution Summary

This solution addresses all of the following questions:

1.Think of a situation in your past where you may have been intimidated by another person, whether it is at home, work, or school. Why did you feel intimidated by this person?
2.Do you still feel intimidated by this person? Why or why not?
3.Describe a situation in which you felt out of your comfort zone. Why did this situation make you feel uncomfortable?
4.What activities or situations are you currently avoiding because you feel out of place?
5.How can changing your comfort zones help you to be more successful at school/work?

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