I have been thinking about the little voices we live with in our heads telling us every day who we are, what we can do, and just as importantly, what we can’t. Yet while those stories we tell ourselves are often a long way from the truth, they have tremendous power to shape our lives if we choose to buy into them.
So if you’ve been telling yourself a story that you’re too ‘mum-like’, too busy, too old, too unqualified or inexperienced, or not enough of something to make a change and go out there and start doing the thing you’d really love to do, why not try telling yourself another story and see what possibilities open up for you. As the late Norman Vincent Peale once said: “Change your thoughts and you change your world.”
And if you're sitting there thinking, but I don’t know what I'd really love to do, it doesn’t mean that you can’t know. It just means that you need to figure it out. Something more fulfilling that fully aligns with and reflects who you have become since becoming a mum and your changing needs and priorities, is out there - if you know how to find it.
As a first step to getting unstuck, sign up for Ignite!, my 7-day mini e-course. The course is designed especially for back-to-work and career change mums, to help them find their 'best-fit' job or career, and relaunch with clarity and confidence. Ignite! is completely free, so what are you waiting for? You've got nothing to lose, and a whole lot to gain. I promise!