[This post was originally written for puttylike.com]
Hi, my name’s Neil Hughes and, because I’m human, I want you to be impressed by me.
This is a normal urge. We are social animals, so it’s natural to be concerned about our status within the tribe.
Our brains: Am I important? What do people think when they meet me?
As ever, there’s both a healthy mindset and an unhealthy mindset about our own impressiveness. Here’s an example of each: