The Ugly Truth (of Anxiety and Data Science)

  • Good friends and family — support systems are so important.
  • Actually spending time on my interests outside of work. It is easier to handle failure when your self-worth relies on multiple sources. (Rock Climbing has the added benefit of being exercise)
  • Just repetition…after the 20th time you have not been fired for what felt like an unproductive few weeks, the brain starts to acquiesce to the data. (Sometimes)
  • Talking about it — I tried to present an honest “dump” of my brain here. From my CBT experiences, I know that a lot of it is grounded in cognitive distortions…but it is powerful to acknowledge that and start honest conversations.




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