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It’s Not Fair! How to be Happy for Other Writers Instead of Jealous

Don’t be toxic to your own community.

Today, I started following a writer. She’s had her Medium account for only 1/5 the time I’ve had mine, she has hundreds more followers than me, and all of her stories get thousands of claps. Mine only get a few hundred, at most.



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Kayla Rache

2x Top Writer. I find ways to be enjoyably productive. Passionate about writing and making time management easier and more rewarding.