I first heard about Ship 30 in June of 2021 when a large group of the Notion Mastery community hopped onboard. I wanted to participate, but I didn’t have the bandwidth or budget at the time.
I told myself I would enroll as soon as my schedule and budget aligned. It looked like that might happen for September 2021. I was all prepared to sign up… and then I got Covid.
I’ve been struggling with long-Covid for months, but I’m finally starting to feel like myself again. That’s why I decided it was time to commit to Ship 30 and signed up for the January cohort. I’ve been mentally preparing myself for ages. I have a huge list of ideas that I want to write about. I have quite a few essays in draft mode to add more supporting research to and refine.
I thought I prepared sufficiently. I was dead set on publishing Every. Single. Day.
Then Tuesday came and went without a published essay. I’ve been beating myself up ever since. Everyone in the community has been supportive, telling me it’s ok and sharing their essays about letting go of the streak. But I still hadn’t let go.
Today, I’m letting go. And if you need to hear it, too…