April is turning out to be an action packed month around our house. We have had my sister and her family here for the past week. My sister is crazy and wild and I love her to pieces.
I am also getting ready to go to Vegas this week to attend the Bloggers at Midlife conference. These women are definitely crazy and wild too. So many of them are very accomplished writers, I just can’t wait to soak up a little of their energy this week.
I am super excited about all of it except for…a freaking disco night. Are you kidding me?! Why do I suck at dress up? Half of me is really excited and the other half is just not certain all this is ready to be poured into some 70’s polyester!
But seriously, why is it a struggle? Why, even at my age do I find it hard to shake off certain insecurities? I am attending by myself, but I don’t want to be left out…I want to be in the mix. In the mix, but I don’t want to be embarrassed…I don’t want to let myself be too vulnerable. Plus sized polyester…oh jeez. And who let me into this thing in the first place? Did I mention how accomplished these women are?!
Hushhhhhhhh….(using my internally kind voice now)….enough of all that chatter. I forgot for a moment I am a badass writing warrior searching for my people! While it may be tough to overcome my inner 12 year old, I am actively chasing what is important to me.
Tony Robbins says, “If we surround ourselves with people who are successful, who are forward-moving, who are positive, who are focused on producing results, who support us, it will challenge us to be more and do more and share more. If you can surround yourself with people who will never let you settle for less than you can be, you have the greatest gift that anyone can hope for.”
And this is what I am doing by attending, making an effort to surround myself with these people. So polyester be damned…one way or another, costumed or not, I am all over this disco night thing!
Wish me luck and have a great Wednesday!