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Mental Health

Doing what’s “objectively correct” for you

Posted by Matt Demers on

So today I had a pretty good day of therapy, and it contextualized a couple things for me.

For the last little while I’ve been focusing on “doing nothing” to various success. The idea, though, was trusting a process that my brain was going to be able to fix some things emotionally in the meantime, letting me get back to the “big life stuff” of a career, direction and purpose eventually.

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On self-worth and identity while creating

Posted by Matt Demers on

Today I want to talk to you about identity — well, that’s a pretty broad topic, so maybe just your identity when when you create.

For years, I basically thought that the only way to success was to both be fully invested in your craft, and also have the talent to make yourself stand out. This became an all-consuming thing, and I forgot to take into account something pretty basic: being human.