post-grad problems: my paycheck doesn’t match my passion

We sat there slumped, wallowing in defeat, sitting in our usual red chairs at our usual Starbucks. These chairs had supported us through 5 years of studying, resume writing, and interview preparation. We are lucky, Shannon and I. We graduated and found jobs in our fields almost immediately. Slowly, but surely, we were successfully on … Continue reading post-grad problems: my paycheck doesn’t match my passion

imposter syndrome and how to appreciate your achievements

I've always felt as if I've been under an immense amount of pressure. Whether or not that pressure was self-inflicted or otherwise (aka by my mom), it was always looming. This pressure mostly manifested itself in school; my siblings and I were expected to do our very best. As my parents’ marriage deteriorated so did … Continue reading imposter syndrome and how to appreciate your achievements