2018: THRIVING

I’m working on reframing my ideas about success, turning my shame narrative on its head and making space for the possibility that even though I’m an imperfect and flawed person, I still deserve to have happiness, success, and to THRIVE in life. I’m also working on the idea that it’s okay (like really okay) to have what I want in life because I’m worthy and deserving.

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Stories of Failure: Academic Job Market Edition

If you’re one of the many, many, many people who don’t end up with even the crappy consolation prize of an adjunct position, your worth as a human being is entirely independent of your professional accomplishments. You are not your work and your work is not you. Your sense of self has probably taken a wallop. Be kind to yourself when you’re hurting.

Here’s what I want you to know today: you are a worthy person. Full stop.

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