But I guess, sometimes in life you just have to wing it? Nobody’s ever going to be perfect enough for anything. Nobody’s ever going to be the perfect candidate, the perfect fit. After all, we all have our own unique strengths and abilities, and not one person is the same as another.
So, if you are feeling low or in the dumps, find something or someone who can make you feel better. Talk to someone about it - you’ll soon realize that you are not the only one feeling that way. Think about all the good things you’ve done and achieved in your life, and own them.
You are good enough. You deserve to be where you are now.
One thing that has helped me so far is re-reading old recommendation letters from my past supervisors/advisors/lecturers. This helps me to remember that I have people who believe in me, who saw potential in me and was willing to help me get to where I am now. I save screenshots of people’s comments, messages and DMs as a reminder on how the things that I do matter, albeit in a small way.
Every little thing counts, and you deserve to feel proud of your achievements. Don’t let anyone (not even that nagging voice in the back of your head) tell you that your successes are a result of pure luck, or that they mean nothing compared to what other people have achieved. Everyone fight a different challenge, and every win, no matter how big or small, is still a win.