I got this knot in the pit of my stomach.
I was overwhelmed by this feeling of failure. Like I could never do it on my own. Like I was going to fail.
Our book, Candid Conversations was launching in less than a week and I felt so unworthy. I had been writing and publishing books for over a decade, but this one was different.
This time I was alone… only I wasn’t. I was working with an amazing group of women, but they saw me as their fearless leader. But fearless I wasn’t.
Sinking Beneath The Waves While
I have no trouble bearing my soul and sharing my struggles, I am afraid of failure. Afraid of falling short and dropping the ball. Because I’m good at that. I’ve done it before.
When push comes to shove, I’m tempted to shut down not rise above.