They lack confidence in their ability to do things well, assume they will fail, and often don’t bother to try.
We can contrast this with people in an Elm state, where it is a willingness to take on too much that causes a crisis.
The remedy helps us to move ahead regardless of thoughts of success and failure.
More prepared to take risks and get involved, we get more out of living.
For those who do not consider themselves as good or capable as those around them, who expect failure, who feel that they will never be a success, and so do not venture or make a strong enough attempt to succeed.
– The Twelve Healers and Other Remedies