Posts by Leah Masonick

Leah is a Life Purpose Coach. She empowers courageous and determined professionals who feel lost, burned out, and unfulfilled in their life to rediscover themselves and create the freedom to live their life purpose. Sign up for her free personal vision workbook and check out her coaching programs at leahmasonick.com.

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What I Now Know After Feeling Miserable and Worthless at Work

“You don’t need anyone’s affection or approval in order to be good enough. When someone rejects or abandons or judges you, it isn’t actually about you. It’s about them and their own insecurities, limitations, and needs, and you don’t have to internalize that. Your worth isn’t contingent upon other people’s acceptance of you—it’s something inherent.” ~Danielle Koepke

Imagine you’re in your early thirties, in a job you enjoy at a company you love, and you just got promoted (without lobbying for it), so you’re living a great life.

All of a sudden, you’re bombarded with negative feedback from your manager. …