If you detest discomfort, you can become ‘discomfort-driven’. In other words, your discomfort will end up guiding your behaviour.
Something that can help is to adopt an attitude like: I don’t like discomfort, but I can stand it. Sit with it. Your discomfort is like a wave; it’s temporary, it doesn’t go on forever, and at some point, will slowly subside.
If your discomfort stems from perfectionism, practice doing things imperfectly. Aim for a ‘good enough’ job and purposely try to generate criticism from others. Practice being able to tolerate it.
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