The anxiety can take one of various paths: it can build up slowly from a trickle, formed by a distant, worrisome thought I had in the morning and quickly brushed aside; this trickle may remain a trickle, but it may also go into a crescendo as a million minor grievances…

I close my eyes and fade into the darkness. Vaguely formed shapes melt into my field of vision, and I sink into myself. Images rise up all on their own and my excitement peaks. I live for this moment, for this feeling. A creative idea is forming. It rises up…

You’ve seen them on your Instagram feed and playing before your YouTube videos. They are loud, start in media res with a testimonial or an aggressive statement. The headline is out of context, but undeniably powerful, and you cannot resist but to click on it. “I did this for ten…

“I love building businesses and launching new ventures, but the only reason I value money is that I’m going to need a lot of it when I buy the New York Jets.”

-Gary Vaynerchuck, Crush It!

“…the Erotic Professional positions herself as answering a vocational ‘calling’ that seems to have…

Imposter syndrome is a debilitating psychological phenomenon that results in an inability to appreciate one’s own abilities and talents. As a result, it creates a predisposition to perfectionism, anxiety, procrastination and underachievement.

I became aware of this term a few years ago, and promptly recognized the traits in myself. In…

E. B.

Translator, writer, dancer. I resist becoming a brand.

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