Sometimes, I swear I need the powers of Wonder Woman. Procrastination was my archenemy, lurking in the shadows, ready to pounce on my productivity.
With determination in my heart and a gleam in my eyes, I crafted a structured routine that could rival the Amazons' training regimen. I created accountability measures and felt invincible—prepared to conquer the world, one task at a time.
Alas, this strategy worked for a week or two. The very lasso of truth I wielded to empower myself turned against me. Instead of becoming an efficiency goddess, my well-intentioned system and ambitious objectives drained my energy and willpower faster than kryptonite.
My work-life balance was shattered. I soon discovered that even superheroes can stumble. I had fallen into the trap of unrealistic hustle culture and it was burning me out fast.
Now, as I hang my tiara up I realize, the key is setting goals that push you forward but still leave space for downtime. I have found my true superpower—ambition balanced with rest. Now, onward and upward, but at a pace built to last.
About Rebekah Radice
Rebekah Radice, co-founder of BRIL.LA, has traded narcissism for purpose. When not driving growth, you'll find her tricking family into thinking she's Emeril Lagasse - likely covered in marinara. The spotlight was fun, but impact is better. These days she's using 20+ years of brand brilliance for good.