Success Anorexia Strikes 10 to 15 Million Youth In Schools Across America Every Year.
“If you have all 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 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 point out that 10 and 15 million students across America no matter their background culture or gender suffer from success anorexia, a serious condition that prevents a person of above average intelligence from succeeding or enjoying their own success.
“After studying different type of social disorders while teaching at-risk students in middle school for 8 years, I was shocked to discover 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 5 tell-tale signs of student success anorexia are:
1. Being unwilling/unable to succeed or enjoy success around other students.
2. Starting a project and completing it with no shame.
3. Blaming other students for any of your shortcomings or failures.
4. Never taking responsibility for your actions.
5. Settling for mediocrity in every aspect of your life.
Elementary, Middle School and High School students all across America have learned why 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 easy to implement student leadership strategies have helped thousands of students get focused, raise their self-esteem, self-image, confidence and live on purpose with a purpose lives.