I've always excelled in everything I set my mind to.

And as awesome as it may sound, it comes at a cost.

I had an idea of what I wanted to do for my Master's thesis, as it would build on what I'd written for my bachelor's and go towards what I'd do for my PhD. It's been brewing inside of my mind for the better part of the last 4 years.

But as my mentor said, we have 4 months, not 4 years to do it.

Pursuing this idea for my Master's has made me very anxious in the past few months, leading to analysis paralysis and not being able to even start writing it.

I have felt all the emotions, all the pressures, at once.

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