I had come to a cross-roads in my life and had to decide between leaving a well paid job and setting up my own business. I had always wanted to be my own boss but it seemed like a huge risk to give up a secure job, even though I no longer enjoyed it. It got to the point where I had become really depressed and dreaded getting up in the mornings to go to work.
I decided to see a life coach to help me make my decision and I'm so glad I did. I started by finding out who I was and what I really wanted from my life - that was such a helpful exercise that I can't believe I hadn't spent more time thinking it through on my own. We then discussed all the practical elements of leaving my job and setting up on my own e.g. how would I pay my rent, how would I go about setting up my own business, how long it would take etc.
In the end I left my job and set up on my own, while taking a part-time job to cover my rent. It helped me so much to talk things through with someone in a logical way, and although it is hard work now I'm out there on my own, I know I'm living life the way I want to rather than sticking to an unfulfilling job.
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