*Not a Newsletter is a weekly passion project by Tim Finch that prioritizes information, ideas and creative endeavors. Each post will consist of a few of my own thoughts, a conversation starter, some visual inspiration and a call to action.
✏️ Words from me
Something that I’ve been working thru is allowing myself to exist within an “if it fits” mentality. This year has presented me with a lot of forced patience.
I find myself becoming more reluctant to the idea of excess. It’s a painful separation. Growing up I was taught to work until you die—then work some more. I feel like I was taught about work and work ethic more than what quality work is.
Work isn’t just career. This applies to relationships, self-care, etc.
Something I’ve been working on is engaging only in what I can sustain. I feel that often we are quick with our yes because we fear the response of our no. A deep-rooted need for control (at least in my case). That gig isn’t worth your health, neither is that immediate text or call back.
If it fits—then move forward. If not, reach out and reschedule for when things aren’t so tight.
Grace is something that can be self served.
Give it a try.
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