Success Anorexia Strikes 10-15 Million Youth In Schools Across America Annually.
“If you've gotall of the skills, GPA, talent and intelligence to ahead, but aren’t succeeding, it’s not because you’re afraid of success or sabotaging your success. It’s because you’re starving yourself of success. You may have success anorexia.” Jamahl Keyes, Youth Leadership Speaker, Top Selling Author and Anti Bully and Character Education Assembly Speaker, begins his youth leadership assembly programs with these words. He was one of the first speakers to discover and talk aboutthat 10 and 15 million students across America no matter their background culture or gender suffer from success anorexia, a criticalcondition that forestallsa person of excellent intelligence from succeeding or enjoying their very own success.
“After studying different type of social disorders while teaching at-risk students in middle school for 8 years, I was shocked to find that smart, creative, sensitive students starve themselves of success, just as some people with social disorders starve themselves of being social.” Explains, Jamahl Keyes, Youth Leadership Speaker, Top Selling Author and Anti Bully and Character Education Assembly Speaker.
The fivetell-tale indications of student success anorexia are:
1. Being unwilling/unable to reach your goalsor enjoy success around other students.
2. Starting a projectand completing it without having any shame.
3. Blaming other students for almost any of your short comings or failures.
4. Never taking responsibility for your personalactions.
5. Settling for mediocrity in every aspect of your lifetime.
Elementary, Middle Schooland High School students throughoutAmerica have discoveredwhy and how to cure success anorexia using Jamahl Keyes, Youth Leadership Speaker, Top Selling Author and Anti Bully and Character Education Assembly Speakers The Magic In You 3-step student success approach. Jamahl’s strait forward simple to apply student leadership strategies have helped a large number of students get focused, raise their self-esteem, self-image, confidence and continue to existpurpose having apurpose lives.