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Professionals and parenting

I support professionals who work part-time or full-time and are full-time parents. Some professional women share that they struggle to meet expectations at work and at home. For example, some women share feeling passionate about the work they do but also driven to be available for their child or children.…

Perfectionism among professionals

Perfectionism among professionals  Benefits of perfectionism  I support professionals who strive for perfection at work. They are dedicated to their work and they go the extra mile. Some shared doing overtime to complete projects ahead of time. A common theme I noticed was these professionals have high standards and a…

Imposter syndrome among busy professionals

Imposter syndrome  I support professionals who share feeling like an imposter in their current jobs. Some explained that they didn’t feel like they deserved the job. In some cases, professionals were head-hunted for the job thus they are qualified and either met or exceeded the requirements for the position. In…

Meeting expectations

Youth and expectations  I’ve supported young people who shared struggling to meet their parent’s expectations. I’ve worked with youth who identify as BIPOC and described feeling anxious and stressed at the idea that they may have let their parents down. Some of these youth experienced anxiety whilst at school; before…
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Interracial marriage

My background I grew up in a multicultural city as a visible minority. My parents, similar to many others, made it clear that my sisters and I were to marry someone within our community. This meant we were to find someone who was Indian and a Hindu. My parents shared…
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Internalised racism

My background  I grew up in a multicultural city and many of my friends, as a result, were BIPOC. I was immersed in British culture but also learnt about other cultures growing up. I did not view myself as different or as not belonging. Rather I grew accustomed to belonging…