Not Wanting to Bother Others is Powerful

For a lot of people, bothering others is acutely unpleasant. Just the fear of being unpleasant alone can create a lot of anxiety.

The good news is that this can be harnessed to good purposes. One of the keys to be faithful to a commitment is to involve others. This is one of the many reasons why adding a social component to an activity can drastically increase the motivation to keep it up.