Over the years I’ve done a considerable amount of what is generally described as “personal development”.
I’ve read books, I’ve attended courses, seminars, forums … for my self, business, relationships and more.
It is something that never really ends. As in, you can’t just read one book, get it, apply all the knowledge, dust your hands off and say “Phew. That’s my life sorted now. Thank jeebus for that!”
Your ‘self’ is an ongoing project, not one something you can sprinkle with glitter and BlueTac to your wall once you’re done. Damnit.
Over the years, particularly with the massive increase in women – and particularly mothers – starting up their own businesses, I’m seeing an increase in books and courses (‘e’ and otherwise) pertaining to development of one’s personal self aimed at women. It’s kind of nice. And kind of overwhelming at the same time.
Then I received an email from creator of the Tall Poppy Project, Kylie Patchett, which read (in part):
I am so excited to release this book into the world! My deepest passion is to help all women stand tall and design life exactly as they want it to look and feel through true integrated health.
I was entirely sucked in by her enthusiasm and passion – when an email or phone conversation oozes passion, I’m entirely at their mercy. There is not much that feels better than when you’re passionate about something.
I was also a little intrigued; how was