I Felt Immobilized After a Year of Professional Hiatus

I finally found a job in my field, and my self-esteem took a dive

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I started a new job after an almost-twelve month hiatus, a break in my career I neither planned nor expected.

When I finally found work in my field, I came in feeling out of practice, and out of my depth. It’s worth mentioning, too, that…

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Aimee Dyamond

Aimee Dyamond

writing person | occupational therapist | never seen a ghost. I write about food, weird histories, human behavior, and our lives under late capitalism

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