In theage of the cruel comparison game, where social media threatens to be both a mirror of our worst selves and a dark, gaping hole through which we can forever tumble through, it’s easy to conflate the work we do with the result of it. Often, the result is in no way a reflection of our talent, hard work, or value. It’s just what it is — a result. A series of events out of our control. Last year, my publisher put out my second book and it fell into that black hole, and it wasn’t beca…
Felicia C. Sullivan
That’s the thing, right? The internet is overrun with prolific advice-bearing folk who are quick to shake a finger and remind us that if we’re not successful like they are, it’s because we’re doing *something* wrong. Not waking up early enough, not hustling enough, etc etc, ad nauseum.
And it’s not just social media, it’s everywhere. Here, too. Can’t speak for anyone else, but I’d like to see more of actual lifting people up, instead of pointing out how wrong they are in the guise of “help.”