On the other hand, look at how those people come off. If not, then I highly suggest that you take a close look at yourself and determine any areas in which you could be potentially taking yourself too seriously.
Or the mild-mannered man excitedly telling a co-worker that he bowled 147 the night before, when suddenly Mr. But no one'd say no to even better sleep and greater brain power! But no one'd say no to even better sleep and greater brain power, right?
Quasi-Alpha Male of the office loudly intrudes on the conversation to announce that he bowled 300 two nights in a row last summer (a story that everyone in the office has now heard at least a dozen times, and naturally, there are no witnesses). He’s the 40-something who was bald on top by age 28 with a beer gut the size of Texas who will bet you his mobile home his ’89 Ford Mustang that he’s still the best athlete in town (nothing personal, Mr. and get great sleep every night for a powerful brain!
However at the same time it can also be something of a nightmare for you as it means that you are stressing and upset about things that really shouldn't matter.
At the same time some people will take advantage of your nature and tease you with things, while others might seem somewhat offended by the fact that you take their jokes and comments seriously and feel like they can't joke with you as a result.
It can be difficult to make progress when you are taking yourself too seriously.
Let’s say that you’re a manager, and you spend all of your time micro-managing. Are you working 70 hours a week, and blaming it on others, when you could be working 40-50 hours a week if you stopped taking yourself so seriously and micro-managing people who may in fact be perfectly capable of doing their jobs without your micro-management?
Perhaps you take your job title too seriously, or maybe your hobbies you take too seriously?
In one way or another, I think most of us are guilty of this.
Choosing to not take yourself so seriously is a positive step to help deal with negative situations you can't always control.
It’s difficult to take yourself seriously in a world where certain celebrities literally make millions of dollars a year by simply living their lives in such a manner that they provide frequent fodder for tabloid magazines.
Here we will look at why you might take life too seriously and how to let go and enjoy it a little more. If you take things to seriously then this probably just means that you're the sort of person who worries a lot.