I felt there was more to life, so why wasn’t I doing something about it?
I was on the hamster wheel, spinning and spinning and making no progress! I took ‘opportunities’ I didn’t really want because I felt that’s what I ought to do. It was expected, it would be ‘silly’ not to give it a go.
It’s only when my values and the new managements values clearly were not going to align did I have to surrender. Even then, I looked at and applied for other traditional jobs, I was ready to ‘start again’ and have a lower wage, but that’s not what I REALLY wanted.
So how did I end up becoming a life coach?
I’d been avoiding the obvious for long enough to know that I really wanted to work for myself. I always had. At an earlier stage when I was unhappy in my job, I became a qualified Personal Trainer, but there was something about it that was not working for me. I love my health and fitness, but instilling that into other people was a different thing. Their minds needed changing. I believed in my clients and their potential, but why wouldn’t they believe in themselves?
I had been there though. I once worked 12/13 hour days and still hadn’t finished at work. I literally collapsed at home to eat a ton of rubbish, sleep and then do it all again. I was miserable. I hadn’t got time to look after myself or have my own interests, I had SO MUCH WORK. I needed my sleep.
This is me!
For me it’s like a dot to dot that’s come together! My old career grew my interest in business development, marketing / communications and customer service. My health journey and coaching led me to learn a lot about our physical and mental health. Real health, amongst other things. A lot of what I thought I knew and we are taught as a society has been rubbish! Personal Development made me appreciate the power of intention and belief. Pregnancy made me realise how far we have moved as a society away from our innate intelligence to heal and our inner knowledge (gut feeling / sixth sense) and coaching has opened my eyes and ears to our individual power and the fascinating (and life changing) subject of quantum physics!
Most importantly, our perception, individually and collectively has been a game changer for both me and my clients. Whilst growth isn’t always sunshine and rainbows, it’s been an incredible few years and I am excited for what’s to come!
How about you?