For those of you who follow us on social media (if you don’t, you should…just click on our icons at the top right of this page to connect…pretty please), you may already know that Carole and I went to the Women Get Social blogging conference over the weekend.
In addition to going to this conference, we were invited to attend a bloggers retreat with Millennial Blogs at Sunset Vacation Rentals in Ocean Beach, California. We were beyond thrilled to have food and take-home goodie bags courtesy of Whole Foods La Jolla. How lucky are we?
It goes without saying that we had an amazing weekend.
We learned so much and have a renewed excitement in addition to feeling motivated to continue to grow as a bloggers together.
This is our third blogging conference that we have attended. After we return home from each of these events I always say I have a “Conference Hangover”. Usually a hangover is associated with something negative. In this case it has nothing to do with negativity but everything to do with excitement, overwhelming emotions and knowledge.
I usually feel that I need a whole day away from the real world to recover from this foggy hangover and process all that I absorbed. I want to just dive in and immerse myself in everything I’ve learned and be totally shut out from any interruptions. Not realistic, I know…
The very first Bloggy Boot Camp I went to was in Las Vegas almost 2 years ago. You can read all about it in the posts that Carole and I wrote after our return, Bloggy Boot Camp Revealed and Top Ten Reasons I Love Bloggy Boot Camp.
The very first time we went to Bloggy Boot Camp, my biggest Takeaway was from Danielle Smith, of Extraordinary Mommy. She spoke strong and she spoke right to me.
Danielle made me understand “if it isn’t a hell yeah, it’s NO!” Danielle Smith wasn’t at Women Get Social San Diego, but Tiffany Romero, who is amazing in her own right, touched on the same topic and it was just as powerful. As she spoke, it brought me back to that moment where I felt that Danielle was speaking right to me when she said, “if it’s not a hell yeah, it’s NO!”
Unfortunately, being back in my real world, not in the conference world, I lost that inspiration and ability to say no. I’m inspired once again and I need to start saying no more!
At times, as women, mothers, wives, bloggers and just as people in general, we have too many things going on to say yes to things that don’t make us say “hell yeah”!
I’m excited to reflect upon this past weekend and look forward to figuring out what makes me want to say “hell yeah”!
What will you say “hell yeah” to with the inspiration to say “no”?