Instead of letting perfection define how you move, how can you get CURIOUS about it and let it move you forward?
Yes, yes, yes – you are allowed to curate your PhD experience the way you want and need it to be
You might understand how deeply uncomfortable it can feel to be catapulted into spaces where you feel you have to be ‘on display’ or ‘performing’ a personality that just doesn’t feel good. BUT… how about if we just didn’t respond to those bullshit confidence imperatives?
Whatever you’re up against, what part of you can you call up to rise above and beyond the stuck limitations of other people’s bullshit, expectations, conventions or ‘rules’?