Mimicry as a Form of Instilled Perfectionism and Low Self Esteem

It is only been extremely recently, and outside of my career context, that anyone has ever told me that my thoughts and ideas are valid and valuable, that my creativity and ways of thinking about building systems that minimize risk of error and maximize opportunity for efficiency and accuracy are actionable. Most of the feedback …

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On Break

As of last Monday, I am taking a two-week leave of absence from my job. This leave is a result of the building stress I have been experiencing which has resulted in physical symptoms including loss of visual acuity, elevated blood pressure and greater-than-normal sleep disturbances. This stress is not entirely work-related, but the part …

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