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Self-Care is for UX

The Most Important Thing You’re Not Doing as a UX Designer

If UX is all about empathy and caring about users, why don’t we care for ourselves the same way?

Illustration: Deb Lee

This story is from the Founder of HmntyCntrd and is part of Self-Care is for UX, a series on the personal risks of working in design.

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Vivianne Castillo

Vivianne Castillo

UX Researcher. Humanity in Tech Advocate-Warrior. Founder of HmntyCntrd (www.hmntycntrd.com). Choosing courage over comfort.

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