The last several weeks have been busy: moving to a new apartment, various public speaking events, developing the business, hosting visitors from out of town, managing a teething toddler in the throes of on-going growth spurts—you get the point! As the dust started to settle a bit, my husband, Dave, and I finally got the chance to sit down and discuss the next possible moves for our UnStuck Your Story work. Our plan thus far has been to get my one-on-one work with clients up and running, with Dave supporting from behind the scenes, followed by a shift of focus onto couple’s work, which we would do together.
The recent launch of our business this past Spring was a big deal for both of us, but particularly for Dave, who had been desperate to leave behind an unfulfilling career as a chef that was pushing the 18-year mark. Thankfully, just before the birth of our son (almost two years ago) Dave was able to leave the restaurant industry and lan...
In the name of transparency—acknowledging that nobody has all their shit together, even the people that help other people get their shit together—I’d like to give y’all a little taste of how one of my personal Fear Stories tries to butt its way into my day to day. Basically, it offers me helpful little gems like this.
• How are you going to pay your bills working for yourself?
• You need to be making more money!
• It’s unrealistic to think you can make enough money
doing what you love.
• You need to stop dicking around and get a real job!
• Holy mother! Who’s gonna take care of you when the rent is due?
• You’re gonna end up on the streets or in debtor’s prison, so you might as well just lay down and die right now!