Success Anorexia Strikes Ten to fifteen Million Youth In Schools Across America Every Year.
“If you'veeach of theskills, 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 havesuccess 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 difficultcondition that prevents an individualof excellentintelligence from succeeding or enjoying their particularsuccess.
“After studying different type ofsocial disorders while teaching at-risk students in junior high schoolfor 8 years, I wasshocked to learnthat 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 5tell-tale warning signs of student success anorexia are:
1. Being unwilling/unable to hit your objectivesor enjoy success around other students.
2. Starting an undertakingand completing it without having anyshame.
3. Blaming other students for anyof your shortcomings or failures.
4. Never taking responsibility for youractions.
5. Settling for mediocrity in every aspect of your life.
Elementary, Middle Schooland HighSchool students throughout America have discovered 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 implementstudent leadership strategies have helped a large number ofstudents get focused, raise their self-esteem, self-image, confidence and continue to existpurpose having apurpose lives.