The beautiful thing with Asheville is that businesses are so willing to build each other up instead of competing, so I’m thankful I’ve been able to quickly find a community that supports me and my business. And I’m glad I got to cut back my hours at my day job.
In my personal life, I’m thankful for the opportunity to speak my truth and ask for what I need, and for the new perspective and clarity I’ve gained by setting healthy boundaries this year. It’s been really freeing.
Mayer is a part-time landscape architect and owner of Rosarina Plant Shop.
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