💌 I'm not ready

Last Updated:
May 7, 2020
First Published:
May 7, 2020
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It's 9:50 am on Monday morning...

... my first email of the week should be going out at 11:11 am...

... but I'm only just now starting. I'm not as ready as I want to be. But, I'm still sending you this message now.

I haven't dedicated my usual chunk of time to recording, writing, and publishing my email newsletter content for the week. Wishing I would have done so last night.

List of My Excuses for Not Being Ready

  • I've been moving into a new place for the last few days
  • I was planning on creating this massively series of emails that was becoming way too complex to pull off in time
  • I was tired last night and wanted to go to bed early
  • I wanted to read out in the sun earlier this morning

However, I must remember this: Not being ready... is... NORMAL. It's the default setting.

It's not hard to "get ready"; it's not hard to "get set"; it's only hard to "GO"

Also keep in mind: Over-preparation can be counterproductive and potentially toxic to our confidence.

P.S. I have some exciting news to bring you in the coming days (because life is always exciting when we choose to participate and contribute).

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Colton James Townsend

Storyteller and Teacher at coltonjamestownsend.com, "Fearless Story Productions" and "Wake Up & Do Me"

I live, work, and write in the fine city of Walla Walla, Washington. I help creative people and business owners publish stories and content for the web so they can achieve results online, personally and professionally. You're an expert in your field or a person with a strong story to tell — I help you broadcast your knowledge and experiences effectively. The results? Amplification.

MISSION: "Bringing Your Brilliance to the Whole Wide World"