Maybe you've told yourself there's no escape from the fight-or-flight survival mode that your life has become. I think there's an alternative.
If you are sad or tired about how hard it is to be real, all the time... to walk the walk... hear me when I say, I am sad and tired, too. I understand. And...you are not alone.
Taking a page from improv: When you're vulnerable, it creates more intimacy, and propels you forward.
When the external trappings of success arrive, remember that the real cause for celebration
is the people who held you when those trappings were elusive.