I believe it’s vital for women to pay it forward and be supportive of each other and the work (both professional and personally) each other does. We need to share what we learn along the path and not hold it tight. We need to light the path for those younger women beginning their climb, so their voices and ideas can shine. Remember, we don’t have to be perfect at what we do. We just have to be perfectly us doing it.
Our scars and baggage show the world we have made it this far on the journey. We’ve coped with the sadness, disappointments, and failures and still managed to find moments to celebrate and grow along the way.
Chellie Phillips up against authors worldwide for prestigious 2019 Author Academy Award --- ok so that's so cool to see in writing.
It’s time to set jealousy and competition aside and celebrate the accomplishments of each of us. We need to share the lessons we’ve learned along the way so others realize their struggles are not in vain. We need to celebrate what makes each of us unique and special.
The fear of the unknown or failing is real. I think it's the thing that stops people the most. I think there's a real fear not only of failure, but of "what if it succeeds" too. What are the expectations people will have of me going forward?
I’m especially grateful for saying yes to a dream and being able to share that process with so many people who have such special places in my life. What I’ve realized is where you are right at this moment is a result of what you’ve said yes to throughout your life.