Probably around the same time the adage “no pain no gain” came out and acid washed jeans were a good call. Both have never worked for me, and here’s why.
The less I do the more gets done.
Shouldn't it be the other way around? I mean that’s what we’re taught right?
I had a major aha moment in a private jet at 30,000 feet.
The manager for a platinum selling artist was telling me the secrets to being successful - work hard, do everything you can to outshine everyone else, trust no one….the regular stuff. Ok, I thought.
BUT THEN IT HIT ME - this guy is super stressed out all the time! He doesn’t see his family for weeks or months at a time, is being screamed at by spoiled celebs and even picks out his daily outfit based on how his clients want him to dress, n...
My first book was published last year; while I’ve never had a baby, I can see how mothers slowly start to forget the trauma of childbirth over the coming months and years, as they focus instead on the beauty they have created. If you asked me today about the book writing process I would say, “It was really fun; it was really easy; it was about time I did that.” But as I start my new book, memories are coming back.
While all of those statements are true, it was also really hard, I felt out of shape because I sat on my ass, typing, instead of being active, and I felt really uncomfortable with the whole process. I was pretty sure that I had no business writing a book. I was 31 years old . . . who was I to tell people anything?