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Simon V. Hradil-Kasseckert

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I started this blog shortly after deciding to take a year away from the classroom. As my perspectives began to shift away from “needing to get my degree done as fast as possible”, towards “embracing opportunities to expand and diversify my experiences”, I found myself wanting to document and share what I was going through. My hope is that my blog is enjoyable to read and can provide some valuable insights to those who find themselves in similar situations.

It can be disappointing if plans don’t work out. I've found it helpful to remember that missed adventures can generally be made up and that growth can occur regardless of how circumstances change. 

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How can the circumstances that lifted me out of anxiety and depression be recreated effectively and reliably? ...my skills as an engineer, no matter how complex the analysis, could not get me there. Instead, I turned to a radically different approach, surrendering to my circumstances, refocusing on gratitude, and acting within my field of influence.

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Momentum-based motivation is completely valid, but I learned that it's important to maintain some level of adaptability and have strategies to restart the engine when things go south.

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