When I became a Lululemon clarendon ambassador, my days were zestful spawned by exhilarating yoga and a sense of belonging. (The amazing clothes didn’t hurt either.) It was a impactful relationship that taught me a lot about myself. I learned that, in the beginning, I didn’t show up fully. I was afraid. Of not being liked. That fear caused me to hold back.
“You can’t stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.” Winnie the Pooh
You know that nagging feeling? I had that. I knew I was looking at things the wrong way. I knew tiptoeing wasn’t the solution. So I came out of the forest and did the cupid shuffle. When I let go of my fears and assumptions, a shift occurred. Instantly. Our hugs morphed into embraces. Our store dance breaks transformed into the most happy, uncoordinated, hip hop class of my life.
They were my family and family supports dreams. When I told them I was moving away to travel the world, they said, “You go, girl!”
Observe your patterns. See if they’re working for you. If they’re not, lovingly let them go.
Find your people!