Wellness

Dealing With Imposter Syndrome As A Millennial

Dealing With Imposter Syndrome As A Millennial

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  “What am I doing here? How did I get here? I do not belong here, these people are way too smart.” These thoughts crossed my mind shortly after I started my first job after college. I realized that I was the youngest and also the first international student and African female to work as a scientist in one of the best forensic toxicology laboratories in the world. Studies show that 70% of millennials fail to internalize their success, often attributing their accomplishments to luck rather than ability. Perhaps it is because our parents always compared us to our neighbors down the street, our friends or maybe some of professors never believed in our dreams. This problem is compounded by our use of social media, which makes it seem like everyone is doing pretty amazing things and you are not OR you feel like you’ve failed at too many things.  With many…

7 Tips To Improve Your Well-Being

7 Tips To Improve Your Well-Being

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  I am pretty sure I’m not the only one looking for ways to improve my health and general state of wellness this New Year. I mean it’s the time for fresh starts, new beginnings! ‘Health is Wealth’ – The older I get the more I realize just how true this is, no matter how cliché it may sound. I have come to realize that no matter how much money I am able to make through different streams of income and investments, if I am not healthy enough to enjoy it, it is all in vain. When I talk about health, I am not referring to your physical health alone. I also mean your mental and emotional health. Find below 7 simple, yet effective ways to improve your health and wellness in 2017: Take walks I am not a big fan of exercise: I hate sweating and hate being in pain…