Pretending something is okay if it’s not is useless. You employ certain tactics because you know yourself. The point is that you can control your own outcomes. Why not have outcomes that you find favorable?
Saving money is an example of a partial truth. It is wise to manage your responsibilities and to plan for scenarios. But, money is more than cushion and emergency duct tape to plug holes in your boat. Money can support investment in a new boat, one with no holes....
Your forgiveness is the waterwheel. You install forgiveness for you, not for anyone else. The machinery is the mechanism that powers your purpose. Install forgiveness, and power your dreams.
First, you are valuable and you are enough. Second, you can build relationships that allow you to best utilize your time to exercise your expertise.