The Power of Being Vulnerable and Knowing When to Ask for Help

Well-known YouTube maker, Anne of All Trades, has been on an intense journey over the past 2-1/2 years to build a maker school on her new farm in Tennessee. What was supposed to be a 6-8 month project has stretched into years, with COVID, materials shortages, permit issues, and more.

But as Anne reveals in this heartfelt video, there was a deeper issue at work here, something that goes to the very root of her being — her intense desire to be self-reliant and her shame in admitting failure and asking others for help.

In finally admitting all this, Anne was able to face it and to ask for help. In doing so, people have literally shown up from all over the world to help her. Sometimes, the biggest hurdle we face is finding the courage to simply ask for help.

But she still faces permit challenges which could stop this dream project in its tracks. Stay tuned to see what happens next.


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