…ving the advice for myself. With depression, there’s fake it ’til you make it, and there’s reality. How can sell yourself when you don’t even believe in yourself? Despite my emotional struggles, I’m still paving a pathway for myself in tech.
… as an emotional state, their idea of a happy life was built on something more. It wasn’t an event. It was about a life lived in harmony with our own nature, including the acceptance of suffering and discomfort.
To really learn and grow, a degree of skepticism of yourself is healthy. Any time you feel too confident about where a conversation is heading, it’s a good time to pause and reflect on whether or not you deserve to feel confident.