I didn’t always look and feel this way. Confident, happy, relaxed and comfortable in my own skin. In fact, I used to be stuck in the grind of public & corporate accounting, with my soul silently being crushed each day.
I didn’t really want to go into accounting and become a CPA. I was always interested in business and always dreamed of starting my own business one day. In college I started out with a general business focus and found out through trial and error that my logical brain was good with numbers and order. Accounting seemed like a safe route to break into the business world.
Everyone needs to know about finance to run a business right?
Fast forward 10 years and those dreams of working for myself still burned away inside. I was good at my job and good at climbing corporate ladders – my former peers and bosses would tell you I was one of the best. But for me – It just wasn’t working.
Big changes have a way of making you re-examine your life. In the span of three years I got smacked around by life. I lost my dad to a heart attack. I got married and it ended in a divorce. Hello reality.
It was time to make a big change. I started eating real, unprocessed food (a mostly Paleo diet). I sought out therapy and had regular sessions with a career counselor.
I still wasn’t sure what I wanted to do with my life.
Through all of my counseling sessions, the theme of food and health kept coming up. The real food diet was working for me. I connected with the food, how it made me feel, and found a renewed sense of passion for cooking. Maybe there’s something there?
Her love and support gave me the final nudge – that last bit of confidence I needed to start something. Read her inspiring story here.
We started a food blog from nothing and built it into our business, personal brand and livelihood – The Real Simple Good Life. I love living it and want to share it with you.
I’m here to help you figure out how to live the life you were meant to live. You too can change your path and get out of that career you hate. You can make changes to be a better person and live better.
Are you with me?