I’m sitting in appreciation this month for how far I’ve come… I’m facing fears, leveling up skills, conquering my social anxieties, and mining through my talents to come into more and more value of myself and what I offer. Sometimes it feels like it takes forrrevvvveeer to really integrate into body, mind and soul the growth and sense of accomplishment. It’s happening :)
This month I attended the inaugural Covellite International Film Festival in Butte, Montana. It was great to experience a sweet sense of connection and feeling my badass superpowers kick in making my way around the festival meeting other people and celebrating their hard work.
Nurturing and supporting experiences that help us grow can be tricky to recognize sometimes. What I’ve known for a long time and has become so much more clear this month: holding space in positive validation of current efforts, staying curious by asking questions, and speaking uplifting statements in regard to gaps in knowledge or skills means we all get to elevate our learning and value each other. Building on a person’s strengths is SO effective! Often when I’ve started out with this positive engagement, I’ve allowed other people to trump me with their negativity, complaining, telling it like it is, and worst of all just killin’ my mojo altogether with their small minded speaking. Going to this film festival a couple weeks ago helped me and so many others practice polishing our strengths.
It’s a short post this month as I am diligently working on a new and improved website to launch soon. I appreciate you stopping by my page and staying tuned! Keep putting one foot in front of the other every day though skill building, connecting to people who value positive engagement over criticism and complaining. I know you can create that awesome project that’s in your heart to share your talents blessing those around you.
Blog by Mary Riitano...
I'm a Montana actress on a journey sharing my heart and growth through blogging, stories, and poetry, I have faith you'll find empowerment and inspiration to create like a champion in your own life!
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