My body has a voice. Learning to listen to it was and is an important part of my emotional wellbeing and my overall mental health.
While in corporate America, I spent more time than I can count thinking about how I can authentically express myself and be heard without coming across as “too angry”. What is the “right” amount of passion and commitment I can convey when I am advocating for myself and others while remaining likable? How do I come across as powerful and intelligent without being labeled as intimidating? Bottom line: exhausting.
In this interview, Clay talks about his challenge with physical wellbeing and how his commitment to his health impacts him as a leader. He also touches on the connection between his physical health with his emotional wellbeing. Clay works at a Silicon Valley-based Fortune 500 software company.