I recently came across an account of fellow calligrapher who does workshops in my immediate area and found that her page has over 1,500 followers on her FB (i haven’t found her on insta), and she’s finding success in her workshops. (Yes, plural). This, of course, got me to comparing to my ONE workshop with FIVE attendees.
So, I reached out to a friend in the calligraphy world. She does workshops and has started selling her workbooks, too. I asked her questions and told her my worries. She assured me that my price-point is not at all out of range, that my timeframe is reasonable, and basically, that I’m on the right track. It made me feel better that I’m not completely out of touch and my rates and products are competitive.
I’m so excited for 2020. I’m working on a collaboration with a local venue (more centralized in town and definitely accessible to more people) on holding multiple workshops there.
So why am I sharing this story with you all, AND this Dumbledore meme I’m doing this for 3 reasons:
1. I’m clearly a Harry Potter nerd (anybody else)
2. Tapping on the relationships I’ve built with people in the same biz as me (instead of seeing them as competition) actually helps rather than hurts. The phrase “Community over Competition” is definitely one that we, especially as women, should foster.
3. Don’t be afraid to ask for help because there’s always someone who will be willing to. Asking for help is not a sign of weakness, but you are building a collective strength.
What are your goals for the week What gives you strength Comment below, I’m curious to know
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What the heck is a FREEDOMPRENEUR anyway (Read the full post thru the link in my bio but here is gist!) I am definitely not a political or economical or cultural expert in the slightest... but what I FEEL in society at large is a collective sense of suffocating overwhelm, exhaustion and hopelessness even, as people are burning themselves out trying to "make it" in life or just simply make ends meet.
So then... suddenly FREEDOMPRENEUR sounds to me like some kind of incredible super entity who stands for everything opposite to the above.
A freedompreneur leverages their authenticity to create an abundant life ON THEIR OWN TERMS. And by abundant I mean TRUE WEALTH which goes way beyond our current definition of wealth being purely a materialistic prosperity.
Prosperity to a freedompreneur means: 💫having the time to enjoy life NOW as well as later; 💫having a tribe of soul-aligned humans who support each other, as well as a greater community of like minded people on the same journey; 💫freedom to express ourselves and live our truth; 💫and YES, having the MONEY freedom to live without limitations or financial stress so that we can pursue our passions and literally BE THE CHANGE WE WISH TO SEE IN THE WORLD.
Becoming a freedompreneur takes radical responsibility and a not-so-little thing called GUMPTION... But it's a path like no other, one that once embarked upon, there is no way but FORWARD and/or UP. Because you learn that even your "failures" or stumbles still only propel you toward success.
And the status quo becomes a distant fading memory that can't be forgotten soon enough.
Ah. The face of a mom who got up 15 minutes late today.
Who threw a set of bedding into the wash because someone had an accident, dug through the clean unfolded laundry to find 3 pairs of socks, pulled 6 unwilling participants out of bed.
This is the face of a mom who never remembers to look through everyone’s binders over the weekend.
Who sees a “craft” was due today 😑. Who wasn’t the nicest as everyone rushed around to find 14 shoes, brush hair, zip coats.
This is the mom who’s been late at two places today because the baby has diarrhea and likes to go limp when she doesn’t want to get dressed. Ever put a coat on a spaghetti noodle
This is the face of a mom, who after arriving late at her daughters therapy appt, her daughter shoeless because we really couldn’t find them, sits down, takes a deep uncaffeinated breath, and realizes...
She forgot to wear a bra.
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☝🏻 guess where we are headed for the afternoon 🌊
Never stop chasing your dreams.
I always dreamed watching my babes grow up beachside😎
To be honest...I’ve not had the energy to take them much lately.
Thankfully that has changed because they need ALL of me not just pieces of me.
My ☝🏻 switch up a day has been a game changer already for this mommas energy & health and I think it’s safe to say that my kids are happy about it.
So mommas or whoever is reading along our story...I’m here! I’m ready to partner with you so that you can be the BEST for you & yours!
Want to know my switch up
Comment below with your favorite beach GIF or PM me. I’d love to share the gift of health with you this season! 🎄
Being in service is the greatest gift. “The world will be saved by the western woman” ~ @dalailama
It is so important for us to heal, to stand in our power and to share our gifts with the world.
This is not about the demise of the man. Men are stepping into their more vulnerable, and authentically powerful place and combined with the shift of woman, we will help the world rise.
• sun • day •
The joy we feel has little to do
with the circumstances in our lives
and everything to do
with the focus of our lives
— President Russell M Nelson