No one sees the long nights of studying that may not even have anything to do with your career. No one sees the anxiety that takes over your body at any point of the day which leads you to hover into an almost fetal position just waiting for the moment to be over.
But what people will see is the number of likes on an Instagram picture and how many comments your pictures receive.
Welcome to the 21st century. It’s 2020 yes, but that doesn’t mean much has changed (aside from the coronavirus).
Whatever happened to good old-fashioned acknowledgement and appreciation? A simple thank you and “I appreciate you” can go a long way no matter where you are in your life or what occupation you hold. I know it would be nice to hear that not just to me, but to many of the hard workers out there, every now and then.
In a society that desperately craves constant and instant gratification and where nothing is ever good enough, remember that you are good enough.
Let’s start giving others the credit that they deserve.