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Fear of Failure; XenoPhobia type 2

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Atychiphobia is the abnormal, unwarranted, and persistent fear of failure, a type of specific phobia. As with many phobias, atychiphobia often leads to a constricted lifestyle, and is particularly devastating for its effects on a person’s willingness to attempt certain activities. Everyone hates to fail, forgetting the fact that failure precedes success. Whilst to say anyone who […]

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Fear of Success; Xenophobia type 1

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Fear of the Unknown Phobia – Xenophobia. Xenophobia is derived from the Greek word ‘Xenos’ meaning “foreigner or stranger” and Phobos which means ‘morbid fear‘. Xenophobia is the irrational sensation of fear experienced about a person or a group of persons as well as situations that are perceived as strange or foreign. (www.fearof.net) I can […]

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LETTER TO NIGERIAN PARENTS

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Culled from a friend Facebook Page: I was as a student and then a resident in the UK. I live in Abuja now. One of first things that I discovered about UK-born, white, English undergraduates was that all of them did holiday or weekend job to support themselves – including the children of millionaires amongst […]