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The Human Aspect of Kerstin

Growing up I soon realized that if I wanted a “good life”, I had to provide for myself. This fueled me to achieve more and more, suppressing my curious and creative personality. I built a career around my aspiration, ending up distancing myself further and further from who I truly am on the inside. Often, I did not feel good enough, and at the same time I was convinced others couldn’t understand my perspective. It all peaked when someone broke into my apartment while I was at home. I started having anxiety attacks and couldn’t focus or work anymore, being left with the feeling of total helplessness.

Growing up I soon realized that if I wanted a “good life”, I had to provide for myself. This fueled me to achieve more and more, suppressing my curious and creative personality. I built a career around my aspiration, ending up distancing myself further and further from who I truly am on the inside. Often, I did not feel good enough, and at the same time I was convinced others couldn’t understand my perspective. It all peaked when someone broke into my apartment while I was at home. I started having anxiety attacks and couldn’t focus or work anymore, being left with the feeling of total helplessness.

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