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The Year I Gave Up On Prestige

When I examined my trophy-chasing behavior, I realized it wasn’t serving me—and I didn’t need it anymore

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In the final moments of 2021, I’ve been reflecting on what was perhaps the biggest change in my life in the last twelve months: It was the year I gave up on chasing prestige.




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Rosie Spinks

Rosie Spinks

Writing about how to create a meaningful life in a chaotic world. Formerly a lifestyle and business reporter. Find me: @rojospinks.

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