It's been exactly 1 year, 2 months and 18 days since the launch of my debut title Girl Power 101. I just recently decided to dive back into the contents of my book and read it for myself. I honestly had been planning to reread it for a while, but I never made the time to. I guess you can say I felt led to do it at this moment. For a while I didn't really want to promote the book anymore. I was over it. I know you're probably thinking, how could I get bored with pushing a book with such a powerful message? Well, considering my history it's no surprise. Just like with everything else, I get bored easily. I'm the girl who sets a goal, crushes it, then it's on to the next. I can't say that is a bad thing, but in some instances, it's best to just slow down and ride the wave.
As I was reading, I was reminded of the joy I felt when I initially wrote this book. I remembered why I wrote it and who it was for. It all came back to me as I turned the pages of my most prized possessions. I remember being so proud in the moment when I first held my book in my hands. I remembered who the book was for. I recall the numerous texts, emails screenshots, testimonials, re-post's and DM's. Those aha moments that my readers had. I thought about it all and it all came back to me. And I became grateful. It was in those few short moments that I realized that this book, this message of girl power is still relevant. This movement is necessary.
In a conversation with one of my closest and most amazing friend Jasmine, who is always ready to point, aim and shoot at me whenever I need a dose of reality. She told me that, the book isn't about me. It has nothing to do with me. It doesn't matter that I had outgrown the moment. There are still thousands of girls who haven't heard my message. I needed that. Everybody should have a Jasmine in their life. We need those friends that will be honest with us, hold us accountable and push us towards our destiny.
There are so many amazing things that took place because of Girl Power 101. This little book of 150 pages was and still is able to inspire sisterhood, growth, love and has pushed so many young women to follow their dreams. How could I turn my back on something that has the power to change the way we think and promotes solidarity among woman in everyday life and entrepreneurship?
Girl Power is still relevant because there are still so many of us that are underfunded, struggling, that haven't grasped the principle that we are a powerhouse when we work together. Girl power is still relevant because so many women and girls don't know that this project even exists! There are little baby girls being born every single day, and they need to be ushered into the world knowing what true girl power really is. This message is still relevant because Donald Trump is our freaking president!
It is my duty to share this message, so I will. If I don't, then I'd be doing the world a huge disservice. If you have read Girl Power 101, share a review of the book here or on Amazon and then pass your copy along to someone else so that they can receive something from it. If you haven't had the opportunity to read the book, get yours here.
Lastly I want to thank all of my supporters from the very beginning all the way to right now in this very moment. Whether you've been with me for the past year or have just stumbled upon my journey today, I appreciate you being here and sharing this space with me. I'm always in the mood to meet new faces, so connect with me on Instagram @AllThingsChrys.