Believe and you are halfway there.
When I was in college, I had dreams of living near the beach, being my own boss, and helping people feel better. More specifically, I wanted to be a doctor and live in Malibu.
Neither of those things happened, and I ended up on a very different path.
I went to work as a secretary in the television business. I ran errands, typed rejection letters, filed endless paperwork, and fetched a lot of cups of coffee. It was a thankless and humbling job. I kept my head down, worked hard, and focused on getting out of my cubicle into my own office someday.
Through many years of hard work, I eventually got promoted into my first, tiny, windowless office. Not much of an upgrade from my cubicle, but at least I had a door.
With more hard work, I received numerous promotions, and with that came bigger offices and windows! I was not an overnight success, but eventually, I worked my way up to a top-level creative job that included a corner office with floor-to-ceiling windows on the top floor of a 35-story office building.
It looked like I had finally made it to the top. Sort of…
While it was a long and successful career, I always felt like I was buckling under the relentless pressure of 60+ hour work weeks, toxic people, politics, and always feeling like it could all come crashing down with one wrong step.
No matter how much success I achieved, I always felt like I was surviving my career instead of enjoying my life.
I wanted to get back to my original dream:
Live near the beach, be my own boss, and help people feel better.
Believing that it was possible was the first step to making a change.
I didn’t know exactly how I was going to make such a big change, but I just kept taking baby steps forward.
Eventually, I left Hollywood and moved to Maui, so I finally got to my beach. 🌴☀️
I said goodbye to my corporate job, my layers of bosses, and my 60-hour workweek.
I retired my pantsuits and high heels for tee-shirts and yoga pants. After much soul-searching and continued education, I became a Life Coach.
Now, I am my own boss.
I make my own hours, and most importantly…
I help people feel better.
Life doesn’t always unfold in the exact way we imagined. In my case, I took a small detour for about 30 years, but I never let go of the dream that I would someday love what I do and help others while doing it.
So, if you are feeling like you want to make a change or get back to that dream that was never fully realized, I would love to help you. It all starts by clicking here and setting up a free consultation.