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Not a drop of your self-worth has to depend on how much or how little anyone else values/judges/likes/respects you. Sometimes, we expect too much from those incapable of respecting us since they don’t even respect themselves! Self-love is from within. Anchored in our own worth, we can process heavy situations, while maintaining focus. Oh no, a fool is not going to make my appraisal of myself lower due to their treatment of me and they will not redirect my chosen path. Their problem with me is a problem within them, it isn't mine to fix. Living my life in my...

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  Hustle culture and I have finalized our divorce... The funeral for the time I wasted in this toxic mindset has a TBA date. I am happy that I realized how badly my tendency to overwork was affecting me, but sad that this is so normalized / that many people do not even see the lack of sleep / self-care as an issue (even glorified at times). How can we function without recharging? How can you take inspired business decisions, let alone logical ones, if your brain is not working? It doesn't make any sense at all. I would rather...

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This was too long for Twitter so: At some point, muscles start to get used to the existing load, increasing time under tension via progressive overload is one method of muscle growth... but this is mostly mental, visualizing the finish line/visualizing the increased weight capacity, making it a sacred ritual without a phone if that's what you need to stay sane, where it’s you vs. you - for instance. Our body follows our mind, progressive overload closely resembles the concept of time under tension but it's basically increasing the load so more time is not always needed (unless you want...

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You don’t have to change the core of who you are just because someone else has a problem with it, it’s OK to mitigate our flaws, but it is not OK to not live according to our own values. We are the ones who decide our priorities and path, no one else is the author here. “Do not give dogs what is holy, and do not throw your pearls before pigs, lest they trample them underfoot and turn to attack you." - Matthew 8:28-32. I will not hold back for people who did not treat me with even the slightest...

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