For years, I’ve tried to work my way back into the middle class | Curio

For years, I’ve tried to work my way back into the middle class

8 mins | Mar 6, 2021

Tailoring your ideas of success in unpredictable times is key to self-acceptance. In the second half of 2020, "nearly 8 million people in the US fell into poverty in the face of the pandemic and limited government relief," but how do you overcome such complex hurdles? Lori Teresa Yearwood provides a powerful reflection on her transition out of two years of homelessness and explains why mindset can be just as crucial as bank balance in overcoming impoverishment. “If there is any single piece of advice I could give anyone else in the midst of collapse, it would be this: No matter what the world tries to project onto you, stop judging yourself. Learn about trauma and its impact on your psychology and physiology.”

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From MIT Technology Review