Growth Can't Be Self-Sacrificial

Courtney Branson
7 min readMar 7, 2022

No one is putting up with companies or people that reward burnout — How to prioritize mental health and growth.

Photo by Volodymyr Hryshchenko on Unsplash

After becoming a mother, I silently faced my third time with an eating disorder. It's a terrifying experience𑁋hurting myself gave me what I wanted. I felt better about my appearance, and others validated that. When I recovered, the validation stopped. Imagine my surprise to learn that I…