With 2019 and the decade coming to a close, people have been asking: Where do you want to be at the end of the next decade?
- What do you want to be doing?
- Where do you want to live?
- What image do you want to project?
In July of this year, all of those questions hit me like a ton of bricks. So, I took a minute to think about the last 10 years.
How much of my life did I “know” about at 17?
I KNEW I wanted to be my own boss, BUT I couldn’t picture how I would get there.
I KNEW I wanted to be a mom, BUT in my wildest dreams, I wouldn’t have been able to envision Iris.
I KNEW I wanted to have a family, BUT I couldn’t imagine the friends that would become a part of it.
So I decided to ask myself: “Where do I want to be at the end of the next decade?”
While jotting down my answers, I realized that some of them were out of range – not because I dreamed too big, but because I wasn’t doing anything to make them happen.
Even though I was freelancing and in a position where I could charge more for my services – I wasn’t
Even though I am grateful for my daughter and the services provided by Shriner’s Hospital’s for Children – I was depressed
Even though I love the people we’ve surrounded ourselves with – I felt alone
I knew I had to make a DRASTIC change.
? It meant asking for help
? It meant quitting my job
? It meant forcing myself to get healthy again (mentally and physically)
? It meant opening up to people about where I think my life is going and being willing to fall flat on my face
Because by 30, I want to proudly say that I’m my own boss, an amazing mom, and wife, and know that I have helped & inspired people to take their life and business from idea to reality.
Most importantly, I want to know that in this lifetime, I lived my life pursuing my passions while being myself every step of the way.
I can’t wait to start sharing what I’m working on and the processes I’m taking to get there.
What do you want to do with the next decade?