Sustainable status accrual helps avoid toxic behavior.
To avoid devolving into toxicity 0K2E3, there are a few things to attend to. As status is a primitive need 0K2E, a hierarchy of sources filling it is beneficial. One should have a primary way of getting the needed satisfaction, but should also have a variety of secondary/tertiary approaches. Investing in just one will disappoint when it tapers off eventually, or if it’s only intermittent. On a shorter time horizon, when feeling down, look for small moments of prestige. Find some small wins. Do not use social media as a source of status 0K2E5. Relatedly, connection and empathy cure shame 4B6C5F.
- Status motivation 0K2E.