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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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The most trying times have the best ROI on mental endurance. We’re weak in some way, we forget to eat, we can’t tolerate notifications too well (it can take up to 20 minutes for us to refocus so we segment our days for when to check/not check messages - we still check stuff - just not as often as others might and that's okay - we need time for focus hours and this makes us more "potent" at our craft if we respect/work with it rather than against it), if something doesn’t get written, it gets lost, but when we...

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