'Wolfpack' by Abby Wombach
I saw this book recommended by Brene Brown and it looked interesting. It's only a small book but it really INSPIRED me.
You need your own Wolfpack
Whether its to support you through life or business, having a supportive group of people around you is essential.
Last week I called on my own Wolfpack as I had a presentation for work and all 3 of my kids home from school. If it wasn't for one of my friends coming to the rescue, I would have had 3 noisy kids sitting in the front row of a workshop!
In this book, Abby talks about the team she plays for and how they all come together to support each other not just in sport but in life too.
Working and raising 3 kids is a juggling act. This week alone I've had 1 child sick and then got sick myself which has meant a lot of juggling and a few exhausted tears!
During these times I will always call on my family and friends to help me through, while always being there for them.
The whole concept of the Wolfpack is about surrounding yourself with people who have always got your back. It's not about QUANTITY but focused on QUALITY.
This lesson was so fascinating to me. Most people who know me well, know that I'm not a huge follower of sport. In the book, Abby talks about POINTING to your team. I've never noticed this in sports before, but when someone scores a goal they point to every member in their team as they all helped make that goal happen.
It reminded me to constantly be POINTING to all those who have helped me along the way.
So here I am POINTING to all of my family + friends who have supported me along the way.
Love you all!
Go for your Dreams
This lesson is nothing new however, Abby talks about having the courage to go for your dreams when you have the support of your Wolfpack.
Sometimes it feels safer to set a goal/have a dream and keep it to yourself so that if you fail or find it too hard to keep going then you don’t lose any pride, because no one knew!
BUT if you let your Wolfpack know they can help you get there, keep you accountable and even kick your butt when you might need it.
I’ve always wanted to go to New Zealand but have put it off for years. It was too expensive, too hard, too far and lots of other reasons.
However, I told Ollie about wanting to go to New Zealand and he helped me make it happen. We got back from our trip last week. It was more beautiful than I thought it was going to be!
My BIG dream is to interview authors to help share their message especially to women who want to rebuild their life. This is a scary dream and one that those around me keep me accountable to.
What’s your big dream? Have you told your Wolfpack?