Yes, after a month of calm and quiet, I’m back. But in a different way. I love this space and many of the people here, but being a smart, opinionated woman online has its drawbacks so I have to protect myself.

To protect myself from the ubiquitous concern-trolling, armchair psychologists, and misogynists, I won’t be reading the comments anymore. It honestly gives me too much anxiety, which I can’t afford to bring into my personal and professional life. However, I will connect with you 1:1 if I recognize you as a follower or if you shoot me an email because you’re on my newsletter list.

Because my day shouldn’t be about putting up with other people’s bullshit.

I also have formally retained an attorney who will go after folks who steal my work so I don’t have to deal with it. We are actively bulking the articles I write here and submitting them to the U.S. Copyright Office for protection. All my eBooks and courses have already been registered.

Translation: If you steal my work, my attorney will go after you, hard. And now we can get compensatory damages.

I won’t publish as much on Medium as I used to (I love connecting 1:1 with my newsletter subscribers), but I will publish here intermittently.

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