My mother had a HUGE influence on me. Although I have A LOT of siblings, I was raised like an only child because there was a significant age difference. My mom disliked dogs, outdoor activities, and eating seafood – just to name a few. So I too disliked dogs, outdoor activities and seafood. I had no clue why I didn’t like them, only that SHE told me that I wouldn’t.[Read more…] about Are those your thoughts you thinkin’?
Two years ago, I wasn’t able to say that. My lament began every Sunday night because I was dreading Monday mornings. It wasn’t that I hated my job; I was rewarded with some pretty awesome perks and was making a generous salary. The problem was me. I was in a position that was not aligned with my goals and values.
I was uninspired and at the end of the day, I left emotionally unfulfilled. I tried various ways of filling that void over the course of my 15 years in corporate. I was not only a Girl Scout leader, but a Girl Scout trainer for new leaders. I served on several non profit boards. Nevertheless, though all of that was great, it was merely a distraction. I was simply too scared to truly explore what it is that brought me joy and actively pursue a career that aligned with that.[Read more…] about I love Mondays!!