Good morning from Minneapolis!
I’m up quite early considering what time I (we) went to bed.
I’m traveling with Kayce, Wendy and Allison (BPC team) and we encountered some hotel room confusion, so the short story is we are now enjoying a true slumber party with all four of us in one room! It was either that or two rooms in separate hotels and I just can’t see how that would be very fun at all!
Anyway, the good news is we are here and safe and looking forward to a great weekend. Since I may or may not be blogging again while here …
I’ve been dying to tell you about a new book from the live-inspired people at Compendium. I am in love with it. Note that I did not say I love it, but that I am in love with it. This is an important distinction as this book invites thoughtful interaction in the form of creative meditation and written reflection and affirmation. Yes, I realize that is a whole lot of “tion”, but it is that good! Anyway, this mentally engaging quality inspires a more active kind of admiration, therefore I am in love with this book. I am her is in my mind a new genre of inspiration – the design is gorgeous and features photography, graphics and page after page of quotes and thought-provoking words, which leave you feeling understood, validated and completely empowered. I’m serious. Pick this book up, engage with even a few pages and you’ll feel like you can go conquer something—if not some world-changing problem, then at least the next pile of laundry or another day of carpool.
I sent a copy of I am her to the other speakers sitting on the keynote panel at The Creative Connection and asked them to explore it and see if we couldn’t all refer to it in some way and then give away a few copies as part of our lunchtime gig and …
… this is now the plan! Since I don’t want my lovely blog readers to feel left out, I thought while I’m away, we could do a little giveaway here as well. I think it’s been an entire summer since we did something fun like this, yes?
All you have to do is leave me a comment and tell me about something you would like to conquer in your life right now, big or small. I’ll either pick my favorites or do a random thing — I’m not sure yet!
Note: I’m working on another post in which I am writing personal statements patterned after the book and followed by the words, I am her — so watch for I am her (part two)
I have 3 copies to give away!