Superpowers of the Mediocre

Or, why being just ‘okay’ still means you’re the best.

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Photo by Sasha Freemind on Unsplash

Here’s the thing: Some of us just aren’t good at anything — not, everything. I mean anything.

Some of us are just mediocre at most, decent at best, and that’s it. We’ve hit the plateau in so many jobs, skills or hobbies while others around us just skyrocket. “There’s no competition, your personal



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Abby Cheval

Abby Cheval

Millennial, noncommittal romantic, walking the tightrope between hope and depression. Sounds like you too? I’ll write something for both of us.