“My mantra for the last few years have been no more striving. It came as a reaction to my lifelong tendency to constantly push myself far beyond my limits, but it has slowly grown into a way of life.

Now, whenever I feel the tendency to push and strive—when that tension starts to build in my body—I just stop. Even if I’m in the midst of a deadline race and my to-do list is the length of a toilet roll. I do it to see what happens. I do it to see where this different, softer path will lead me, and so far it has led me right where I want to go.

When I take care of myself, it seems the universe has got my back. I get the work done that needs to be done, even if I rest. (Or rather, because I rest.)”

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