Imagine, if you will, that you’re on your lunch break. You’re driving to work, listening to a podcast to enhance yourself, and all the while you’re trying to choke down your lunch, as you’re speeding down the highway to make it back in time for your next meeting.
Suffering From Stress?
This kind of stress isn’t unlike life for many of us as we try to juggle our needs, wants, responsibilities, and aspirations, all while trying to maintain our composure amidst the craziness that surrounds us. Hold on to your hats though, because, like life, the plot thickens.
Now imagine that you get a call from your significant other halfway back. You answer immediately, eager to hear their voice after such a chaotic morning, but this feeling is not reciprocated. Instead, you answering the call leads to a disheartening argument as your partner screams at you, puts you down, and makes you feel like a bag of dog turds. Your hard-fought sandwich goes uneaten, your boss is livid, and your soul is devoid of hope, unable to turn to either career nor home for comfort.
A dysfunctional love life can cause the best of us to shut down in every other aspect of our lives – so count your lucky stars if your love life isn’t a dysfunctional heap of smoldering refuse, especially if you’re high-functioning. If so, you’re deeply invested, if not consumed by your career and your professional life, so the high stress of a bad relationship can be especially crippling when it collides with your already stressful struggle to run around like a headless chicken, trying to impress your peers, coworkers, and superiors.
Relatively, not many relationships are entirely free of dysfunction in one way or another, and even if you’re luck-blessed, odds are, you’ve seen it in the relationships of those around you. We’ve all witnessed, if not lived, the consequences of a dysfunctional relationship. For people who are high-performance and exceptionally dedicated to the professional sphere of their lives, even a healthy relationship can be difficult, let alone a dysfunctional one. Just in a good relationship, the sacrifices they make in the name of their career, and the preceding absences and cancellations alone can put a strain on a relationship, not to mention the person’s need for some modicum of autonomy. The aforementioned habits that arise from a bad love life can turn a high-performance person’s downward spiral into a black hole as their high energy and high stress collide, throwing them off from their already tight inner schedule.
If our needs aren’t being met, or if we feel unloved or abused, it suspends us in a perpetual state of high stress, resulting in the gradual deterioration of the psyche and even the physical body. Eventually, this anxiety and deterioration of the mind lead us to the unhealthy, if not dangerous pitfall of habits such as depression, avoidance, anti-social behavior, substance abuse, body dysmorphia, suicidal ideation, and more.
The Solution Is Born
This was the inspiration for Lisa Fei to build Clarity to help high-functioning people build happier, more meaningful, and lasting relationships with ease. No matter who you are, you might learn a lot of things in school, but never the skills and knowledge on how to build healthy and fulfilling relationships. Seeing a psychologist or a therapist about the matter can be costly, in terms of time as well as money. What’s more, talking to a friend or therapist alone can be unhelpful, especially if it turns out that they’re not the right person to be talking to in the first place.
Clarity provides an all-encompassing and all-inclusive solution. It gives anyone and everyone access to a supportive and like-minded community of people who have similar experiences and share them openly in hopes that not only will their question be answered, but that others will learn from it. Meanwhile, audiobooks on relationship building can be expensive, collectively piling up to thousands of dollars or more if you’re an avid collector, Clarity users can access an ever-growing library of cutting-edge resources as well as enjoyable and digestible lessons created by more than 50 renowned experts, including the leading practitioners of Gottman’s Theory, a Stanford University Research Psychologist, a neuroscientist from Oxford University, sexologists, marriage and family counselors, cognitive and behavioral therapists, astrologists, reiki and tantra practitioners, beauty specialists, finance experts and more, for no more than the price of a cup of coffee.
With all the tools and resources for building a fulfilling and meaningful relationship all in one place in the palm of your hand, even those with the most compact schedule will be able to find and build a healthy and happy love life, while sacrificing neither time nor money. With Clarity, you can find the solace and answers for all your love quandaries, no matter what aspect or stage of the relationship you’re in.