Episode art: If You or a Loved One Has Been Affected by Victim Mentality, Listen to This
If You or a Loved One Has Been Affected by Victim Mentality, Listen to This

We all have that one Facebook friend who constantly whines about the littlest things – everything in their life is awful, and they want the world to know that they’re a victim.

In some cases, people really do get dealt a bad hand… But many times, it’s simply a case of victim mentality, where the person feels as if everything is beyond their control and life is out to get them.

The bad news is, victim mentality is highly prevalent in amateur music circles. The good news, on the other hand, is that it’s possible to overcome a victim mentality to grow your career as a musician.

It all starts with recognizing what’s going on.

Listen now to learn more about victim mentality, and how you can help someone who is struggling to grow in life.

What you’ll learn:

  • Why victim mentality is a toxic attitude for musicians – and everyone else, too
  • How this mindset limits a person’s long-term growth
  • Signs of victim mentality to look out for in yourself and your network
  • How taking accountability gives you higher chances of success
  • Methods of helping your friends who have victim mentality
  • Controlling your reactions to situations
  • Setting realistic goals so you don’t feel defeated
  • Understanding what is within your control and how you can achieve the best outcome
  • Practicing self care to keep a healthy mentality and mindset
  • The importance of a growth mindset

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