• Self-Advocacy

    My 9-5 Career Made me Miserable.

    You see this smiling picture of me from almost two years ago? I have a confession to make…I was miserable.I was climbing the ‘professional ladder’.I was earning the most money I had ever made in my life.But I cannot tell you how many nights I cried, or how many times I escaped to the bathroom because of a panic attack.This was at the height of my mental health deterioration.I was not in a healthy environment. I was doing work that really and truly did not align with my moral values. Better yet, my passions. This is not to say that I didn’t work with amazing people (I did). But almost…