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Between Covid and protesting, how are you all staying sane in all this? I can’t focus on anything and I feel so much guilt on top of all the other stress.

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I keep reminding myself that change is both necessary and messy and that if I was 100% comfortable with what's going on, that would be status quo, not change. Other than that, I meditate when things get especially overwhelming or cook for something to do when I'm feeling restless.

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Take it one day at a time. We put so much pressure on ourselves to ‘perform’ and most of the time mediocrity wins. Do what you can.

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...and for now, that may be where you are. If so, that’s okay. You have an entire career that came before and will come after this moment. Persistence and resilience are often underestimated in this silver bullet industry. As someone reminded me yesterday... as a person in a marginalized group in this industry showing up in itself brave. I hope you stick around.

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Just writing to say I feel it too :(

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