ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

No One Will Ever Feel Your Problems as Deeply as You Do

And why this realization should be more freeing than saddening.

Photo by Elisa Ventur on Unsplash

I took an hour and a half to get out of bed today. After my alarm went off, I snoozed it 8 times, feeling powerless under the mental strain weighing me down. I stared at the ceiling with childlike hope, overthinking all of the possible ways in which I might…

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Murtaza Ali

Murtaza Ali

PhD student at the University of Washington. Interested in human-computer interaction, data visualization, and computer science education.