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Blogs here are bursts of inspirations. I hope they do the same for you, inspire you to share your story and also to give permission to speak up, learn, connect, and grow. 

I am an Introvert and I Thought I didn’t Belong

My heart thumping, my palms sweating, and my voice shaking, I stood before over a dozen people for my first Toastmaster Speech, my Ice Breaker Speech. “I am Sudiksha Joshi. I am an Introvert, and all my life I’ve felt that I did not belong.” I felt I didn’t belong in...

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I cried Yesterday and here’s what I learned

Yesterday, I cried. Then, I shared this post on my Facebook Page and on a few of the Facebook Groups where I show up more and have built a virtual community. Here's what I posted: I cried today. I felt nauseous and my body quivered, encouraging me to cry. So, I...

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Life and Lessons After PhD, Beyond the Academia

I wanted to be prepared. While pursuing my Ph.D., I made it a point to participate in as many career preparation workshops as I could - within the University and in Professional Conferences. There was not much support available for careers outside the academia, except...

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I ought to do better.
I shouldn’t be struggling
I should get it and nail it the first time every time

It’s embarrassing to fail
It’s embarrassing to struggle
I should do better

I’ve excelled at things before
I know I am better than this

Will you please take a pause and listen to what you just said?
Will you please be aware of how you were talking to yourself?

We have conditioned ourselves to keep pushing forward
We have conditioned ourselves to not accept any mistakes from our part
We really have shut ourselves from focusing on learning on growing
We just want to focus on getting there, untouched and untethered!

Breathe my love
Take a deep breath
Wrap yourself into an embrace
Smile and say, you’re glad you tried
And that you were brave
And try some more!

#wearealwayslearning #education #learning #perspective #awareness #bekindtoyourself
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I ought to do better.
I shouldn’t be struggling
I should get it and nail it the first time every time

It’s embarrassing to fail
It’s embarrassing to struggle
I should do better

I’ve excelled at things before
I know I am better than this

Will you please take a pause and listen to what you just said?
Will you please be aware of how you were talking to yourself?

We have conditioned ourselves to keep pushing forward
We have conditioned ourselves to not accept any mistakes from our part
We really have shut ourselves from focusing on learning on growing
We just want to focus on getting there, untouched and untethered!

Breathe my love
Take a deep breath
Wrap yourself into an embrace
Smile and say, you’re glad you tried
And that you were brave
And try some more!

#wearealwayslearning #education #learning #perspective #awareness #bekindtoyourself
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