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Just two years ago, I was certain I wanted to pursue the field of psychotherapy.
A few years before that, I wanted to work in higher education as a career counselor.
When I was in college I wanted to be a creative writing professor. That was after my summer internship at General Electric, when I thought I might enjoy working a management position in Corporate America.
A few months ago I decided I was going to make a bigger effort in building my photography brand. I noticed other photographers had lots of followers on their Facebook pages and Instagram profiles — with each of their posts getting dozens of likes and shares, while mine got hardly anything at all.
My first thought was that I simply wasn’t as good as the people who had a big following.