For as long as I remember, fear of not being good enough has haunted me like a shadow in the distance. Its silhouette, blurred enough to engage my imagination but close enough to be intimidating, can even paralyse me at times. To this day, if I’m asked to do something I have never done before and that I lack carefully detailed, failure-proof instructions to, I am tempted to simply announce “I can’t”. I am sure many can relate. And there is an obvious logic to it: if I have never done the thing, how can I truthfully say I am…

Marika Ljungberg

Swedish software developer and writer with a background in physics.

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