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I Decided to Take My Power Back

So I quit my anxiety-ridden, yet completely stable career.

This picture was purposely rotated. It is a black and white image of a young boy standing barefoot on the grass with a cardboard box on his head. His arms lay at his side as he just kind of exists for a moment.
Photo by Ryanniel Masucol from Pexels

Recently, I decided to put in my two weeks’ notice for my first full-time gig post-grad, where I had just hit my one-year mark. It was a challenging decision for me, amplified by the fact that at this particularly inconvenient time, thousands of working people would be coming off unemployment, sharks in the…

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