And now just 20 days after the fact, I'm baking Too Good Triangles in all three styles (Classic, Gluten-Free and Vegan/Gluten-Free) to deliver to Mandy and Rebecca (the owners of Mandy's - and actual sisters!) tomorrow morning.
THIS IS MY LIFE RIGHT NOW!!!!
And as you can see, I celebrate every single step along my path (in any area of my life - not just business) because the winning isn't in the end results, it's in acknowledging and appreciating and celebrating all of the awesomeness along the way.
BECAUSE THAT IS YOUR ACTUAL LIFE. IT'S MADE UP OF ALL THE STUFF IN THE MIDDLE OF EVERYTHING YOU'RE AIMING FOR! IT'S NOT THE END RESULTS! THOSE ARE JUST TEENY BLIPS IN THE BIGNESS AND FULLNESS OF YOUR LIFE! DON'T LIVE FOR THOSE RARE AND ELUSIVE BLIPS! LIVE FOR EVERY SINGLE MOMENT IN BETWEEN!
And if you're not digging the in between, you need to change it. Or change your perspective about it. And if you're thinking the end goal is all that matters, you're probably not a very light and happy person and don't you want to be? There is SO much you could be celebrating RIGHT NOW if you had the eyes to see yourself and your life more clearly.
I don't base my happiness on the yeses but damn right I'm gonna celebrate them all. And even if Mandy's says no, does that change the amazing fact that they were interested enough in what I pitched to give TGT a try? Fuck no! Was I bummed when Dragons Den didn't choose me? No! They loved me and Too Good Triangles (I even sold batches while I was there) but we just weren't what they were after for the show. WHO CARES?!?!
Do you know how many closed doors I've come across even just in the past 2 weeks with regards to TGT? SO MANY! Yes it's frustrating at the time but ultimately, WHO FUCKING CARES!?!? I celebrate what's working and I pick myself up and try again because each step gets me closer to the next and doors are bound to open up for me eventually.
I know what I'm doing and why I'm doing it and I know the power and magic I bring to every damn thing, so I really try not to lose my shit or confidence over any no that I face because there is ALWAYS a yes around the corner. ALWAYS!
Just keep going! That's all we can do sometimes. Go, go, go as the world says no, no, no! And then BOOM! You get a HECK YES!
And when you fall hard, cry if you must, take a break if you need to, take a weekend off everything to regroup and replenish (like I just did), and start fresh next week.
The tail end of last week kicked my ass so hard. So hard! I cried. I doubted everything. Then I self-cared for a few days and ignored the world and TGT and on Monday I received Mandy's response to my email within mere minutes.
So FUCK YEAH! Keep at it, my friends! Let's get everything we deserve!!! And let's be super kind to ourselves during all the dips.
With lotsa love,