When you have accomplished a lot of things and you are proud of your achievements, insecure people may accuse you of bragging. You can either worry about being called a bragger, hide your light or find a new group of people to hang out with who want more out of life.
Envy can kill relationships, people who have jealousy and competitive feelings may try to take others down. Have you ever heard of the crab mentality where crabs could easily escape from a bucket but some of the crabs pull the other crabs back down to the bottom? The same behaviour happens with people, some individuals will try and reduce the confidence of others by and try to stop their progress. They do this by calling others braggers, by sabotaging their actions and putting people down.
Successful people reach out to other successful people and find mentors who help them to move up to the next level. Sometimes you have to leave the people on the path to nowhere behind, and find a new group of like-minded people.
Next time you are accused of being a bragger by a small-minded crab, use one of our clever comebacks and don’t worry about what other people think.
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Mohamed Ali was one of the world’s greatest braggers
Not only was Mohamed Ali an amazing boxer, he was also a world champion bragger. Ali had a big personality, and he used it to psych out his opponents with his bragging.
He was famous for his quotes that he would use in the ring to excite the audience.
It’s hard to be humble when you’re as great as I am. – Mohamed Ali
If you even dream of beating me you’d better wake up and apologize. – Mohamed Ali
Braggin’ is when a person says something and can’t do it. I do what I say. – Mohamed Ali
I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was. – Mohamed Ali
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