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A story about inhibited perfectionism

Welcome to Unsetting Expectations — a newsletter for high-performing, high-achieving, perfectionist workaholics grappling with issues of never feeling satisfied, always working crazy long hours, and not feeling proud of their accomplishments., written by Franka Grubisic.

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Note: All of my writing is published unedited, & for a reason. I want you to experience my exact, raw thought process as this ensures that you get the most open, true & honest version of me at all times.

Did you know that there is only one way, the…


And how it can help you feel less alone, learn to be more gentle on yourself and quiet down your inner critics

Welcome to Unsetting Expectations, a newsletter for all of you high-performing, high-achieving, workaholic, perfectionist individuals in the pursuit of becoming more gentle on yourselves.

Thank you so much for being here — I appreciate you!

👩🏻 Who am I?

Hello, I’m Franka! A Croatian girl studying at Stockholm University and dreaming of a life in Sydney. But also — a 5-times award-winning geospatial professional, excellence scholar with 3 scholarships, an entrepreneur… Honestly, the list goes on.

But that’s not the point! The point is, I’m an over-achiever and a workaholic. I’ve been working since I was little — before I turned 14, I would…

Unsetting Expectations

Sharing personal stories, tips & advice for high-achievers & workaholics on how to unset expectation

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