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” I underachieve to avoid stress but I feel unfulfilled”

Our agony aunt, Mary Fenwick, offers a new perspective on whatever is troubling you

MARY FENWICK is a writer, speaker and executive coach; she’s also a mother, divorcee and widow. GOT A QUESTION FOR MARY? Email, with ‘MARY’ in the subject line. FOLLOW MARY on Twitter @MJFenwick and Instagram @marythefenwick. For more about her one-to-one work and speaking, see

Q Looking back on my career, I am conscious that I have not done as well as I could have – because I hate conflict. I know I am highly thought of at work, but I have always settled for smaller roles, where I don’t have to deal with ‘jocks’ and the rough and tumble of management. I am frustrated. I know I am capable of more but I don’t want to spend my life stressed. I want to be one of those people who lets it all wash over them, but how do I do that? Name supplied

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