How Much Weight Can You Carry?

Deciding what to carry forward and what to leave behind

Mary DeVries
Feb 22 · 7 min read
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Can you really carry all that?

Lighten the load

What if you need something?

Did you lighten the load enough?

Finding the balance

Embrace help when it’s available and be the help you need

Everyone’s load tolerance is different

Arriving at the perfect load

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